Write Your Life (Innbundet)

Your own story – your family’s story. Learn how to write it.

Author:

Kjersti Wold

Norwegian title: Skriv ditt liv
Norwegian subtitle: Din egen historie. Slektshistorien. Lær hvordan du skriver den ned
Author:
Binding: Innbundet
Year: 2015
Pages: 208
Publisher: Cappelen Damm
Språk: Bokmål
ISBN/EAN: 9788202453350
Kategori: Crafts and Hobbies
Overview Skriv ditt liv

Many people find an absorbing hobby in writing their family history or the story of their own life. This book will provide all the tools you need to put together your own story of yourself, your family or your wider family history. Each person's life-story is unique, and can never be told by anybody else.

This book is both for beginners and for people who have already made a start. - How to start: practical help for beginners. - Techniques and pictures to bring out memories. - Lots of written exercises to help you on the way. - An ABC of genealogy: How to begin; who to speak to; what historical sources and useful aids are available. - An ethical compass: be careful when writing about other people. - How to write reminiscences so that other people will find them worth reading. Writing, editing and layout.

Lots of useful exercises, examples and practical advice from one of our most experienced teachers of biographical writing!

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Author Kjersti Wold

Kjersti Wold (1962–) made her literary début in 1988 with the novel Sarahs stemme (Sarah’s Voice). She has also written a short story collection (for adults), one children's picture book and four children’s novels.


Translations
Nettopp Jensen og Tometer’n (Exactly Jensen and the Twometre’s), 2000. Sold to Belgium/the Netherlands, Germany, Italy.
Nettopp Jensen og nummeret før døden (Exactly Jensen and the Almost-Fatal Number), 2001. Sold to Germany.
Nettopp Jensen og de røde djevlene (Exactly Jensen and the Red Devils), 2002. Sold to Germany.
Nettopp Jensen og scoring i svingene (Nettopp Jensen and the Future Goal), 2004. Sold to Germany.

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