Women writing on family : tips on writing, teaching and publishing

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  • Creator editors, Carol Smallwood & Suzann Holland
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication First edition. Toronto : Key Publishing House, 2012.
  • Physical Details
    • 343 pages ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9781926780139, 1926780132
  • OCLC ocn706019554


  • Provides guidance and insight for women who write about family. Award-winning women writers from all walks of life share their experiences in planning, composing, editing, publishing, teaching and promoting work in a variety of writing genres. Readers will learn to tackle sensitive family issues and avoid pitfalls in writing, memoirs, poetry, and fiction. Filled with tips, exercises, and anecdotes, this anthology is appropriate for both well-seasoned writers and those just beginning.


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • pt. 1. Personal and legal issues about family topics -- pt. 2. Finding time to write with career and family -- pt. 3. Making the most of your family experience -- pt. 4. Writing exercises & strategies -- pt. 5. Exploring family in a variety of genres -- pt. 6. Finding your writing style -- pt. 7. Publishing, marketing & promotion -- pt. 8. Building your confidence
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