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Dear Niki Taylor,

  I am curious about book writing. I want to be an author and I am wondering how to write a book on my life its a history/religious book. Cause I have a deep faith in God and I was called to become a saint and a nun by Mary the Mother of Jesus. An I also have trouble on making names for my chapters I dont know whether paperback is a good alternitive or just hardcover. I am also an artist as well. I was born with this talent of writing and drawing, I even have a knowledge of theology as well, my parents whom love me so much hast said to me I think beyond my years I am only 20 well going on 21 in three months.  I have a love for children too by all means my mother wants me to write childrens books but for my first book I want to write my own book about me. Can you help me with this problem cause I am stuck on chapter writing.  

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Chapters are like little stories within themselves and don't have to have titles. Whether the book is hardcover or paperback will be up to the publisher. You want to write your autobiography first. It sounds like you have an interesting story. This is also called memoir writing. You can type "memoir writing" in a search engine to find out more. Children's books could be a good idea since you can write and draw. Absolutewrite.com has good articles about any kind of writing. Good luck.

Niki  

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What are good writing books? How can I write a writing book? Who publishes writing books?

Experience

I'm a writer/book reviewer from North Carolina. For almost three years, I have been freelance writing. My website is http://www.nikianntaylor.com

Publications
Book on freelance writing at http://tinyurl.com/eche

Quiz writer for http://www.quizilla.com

Writes for http://www.notyetretired.com

Contributor to Conquering Panic and Anxiety Disorders:
Success Stories, Strategies, and Other Good News. Hunter
House.

Book review published in March 2002 Lambda Book Report.

Book Review published in August 2002 The Writer.

Article published in Pediatrics for Parents(Vol. 20, No. 1)


Book reviewer article published in January 2003 issue of AWP
Job List

Book Review Published in April 2003 Good Old Boat

Writing-related article published in May 24, 2003 Funds for
Writers Newsletter(Digest Number 210)

Book Review published in Dovetail
Article published in Openmind, November/December 2003
Article published in WritersWeekly.com: 12/17/03
Book review in FOOD WRITING A Bi-Weekly E-zine Vol. I, Issue 12 January 13, 2004 www.food-writing.com
Teaches online class on book reviewing at http://class.universalclass.com/bookreviews

Education/Credentials
East Carolina University, Bachelor's of Arts in English with
a concentration in Writing, 1994
East Carolina University, Master's in Library Science, 1998
East Carolina University, Working on Master's of Arts in
English in Creative Writing Program, Jan. 1999-May 2000

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