Lifestories with Patti Miller

Life Stories Services

    Since 1984, we   have been helping people write in a variety of genres: autobiography, memoir, travel and sojourn writing, narrative non-fiction, personal essays, articles, family history, novels and short stories. Because we believe in the value of your story in your own words, we show you how to write for yourself.   We offer a range of possibilities   in a variety of genres to suit all learning styles:   correspondence courses, live workshops, editing, manuscript development and two writing text books.

    We offer: 

    Correspondence Courses: If you need help getting  started, try   one of these 10 unit correspondence courses.  More

    Workshops: Face-to-face workshops are an enjoyable way to learn. Patti offers workshops for many leading writing organizations see Upcoming Workshops. For groups of eight or more, Patti or Anthony can offer a variety of weekend workshops in your area.   Organise a Workshop.

    Manuscript Development Structural and general editing:   We will assess your writing and offer a written critique including detailed advice on structure - the shaping and organisation of your story -   as well as advice on style, voice, unfolding of ideas, characterization and any other writing issues.   More

    Copy Editing
    Copy-editing is highly detailed editing to create a print-ready document. A copy edit corrects all spelling, grammar, punctuation and lay-out. Anthony Reeder is an experienced and trained copy-editor and offers a copy editing service for: short stories, novels and memoir as well as for academic and business writing. More 


    We also offer a writing service for business writing and for memoir. If you have the ideas and notes but no time to write, discuss your project with us. More

    Writing True Stories by Patti Miller. ( Allen & Unwin, $34.99  GST inc) An inspirational and practical how-to text, available at bookshops and online, for those happy writing alone. More



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Life Stories Workshop
PO Box 603 Potts Point NSW 2011 |   Phone 02 8018 7409   |
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