Writing Biography and Autobiography by Brian D. Osborne
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Writing Biography and Autobiography
By Brian D. Osborne

Writing Biography and Autobiography

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Writing Biography and Autobiography by Brian D. Osborne

Book Description

Many of us have wanted to write a life-story but have been unsure how to set about it or how to bring such a project to completion. Whether you are planning to write about your own family or research the life of a famous historical figure, this book will assist, advise and encourage you. The author looks at all aspects of writing biography and autobiography, including: the reasons for biographical writing; choosing your subject; identifying your audience; research methods; organising the information; and writing up your material. There are also sections on legal issues, copyright and finding a publisher.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780713667424
ISBN-10: 0713667427
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 135mm x 12mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 30-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Brian D. Osborne

Brian D. Osborne has written and published three full-length biographies and a large number of biographical articles for magazines. He is also a contributor to The New Dictionary of National Biography and a frequent speaker at writers' groups on research for non-fiction and biographical writing.

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