Lecture by Tiziano Thomas Dossena at the Carmel OSDIA Lodge
On October 10th, 2019, our Editorial Director will give a lecture on "My Italian American life: the importance of writing a memoir."
The presentation will talk about
The relevance of leaving information about your life, whether to your descendants or to society at large, and how to determine which one to choose.
Whether you will want to write a memoir or a fictionalized novel of your life or of your family
How to collect information and keep it orderly for a book project of any kind
How to choose images, scan them and keep them in an orderly fashion
whether you would want to write the memoir yourself or find an author to assist you
how to publish your memoir or novel
Examples of different memoir types will be brought to the presentation and discussed.
The following books will be discussed:
GIVEN AWAY, THE REST OF THE STORY, by Marianna Biazzo Randazzo
SOME GRIEF, SOME JOY, by Leo Vadala`
GILDA, PROMISE ME, by Cav. Gilda Battaglia Rorro Baldassari
GEORGE WASHING MACHINES, PORTABLES, AND SUBMARINE RACES, by Mike Cutillo