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|Member||Natishafost private msg quote post Address this user|
|Hello all, I mentioned before that I am a beinner and still in the process of writing my autobioraphy,and was wondering how would I incorporate my blog in my book. Any ideas please share|
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|Teacher||Rev private msg quote post Address this user|
How many blog posts do you have.
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|Member||gspieler private msg quote post Address this user|
To understand you, you are writing your memoir? And, you have blog posts. As I'm not sure of the subject matter in your blog posts, if they are related, you may want to use them as chapters?
Question: What is your strategy in terms of blocking out your book? Not critical, but a way to see where you are going.
Also, more advice: Have you read Anne Lamont's book "Bird by Bird," It is a fantastic read on writing. She coined the phrase: "Shitty First Draft."
That means you need to just get the book written knowing you will need to go back and revise many time. However, if you wait to write until you think it will be perfect, it will just never happen. Just get it down.
Hope I didn't overwhelm you.
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|Teacher||SusanDay private msg quote post Address this user|
|@Natishafost Some people create a book from blog posts, but I think this is too difficult. It would be hard to create a story which flowed well.
I am writing a non fiction book which I will repurpose into blog posts.
This is okay if your audience is the same.
But @gspieler hit it on the head - just start writing or it will never get started.
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