Thematic Autobiography: A Unique Way to Write Your Life Story
By: Susan Aminoff and Marlene Wagner
About the Book
Thematic Autobiography is a unique approach to writing one’s life story. By using universal themes, this method guides those who wish to connect the seemingly random events of their lives into a meaningful pattern. The authors have facilitated thematic autobiography workshops at public libraries and online. They have guided hundreds of participants to write and share their stories.
About the Author
Susan Aminoff is a member of the Board of Trustees of Santa Monica College. She holds Masters’ degrees in sociology and gerontology and a Ph.D. in the sociology of education from the University of Southern California. She lives with her husband in Santa Monica, where she loves to knit and spend time with their five grandchildren.
For more than three decades, Marlene Wagner enjoyed many roles as a senior administrator at the University of Southern.California. She earned her Bachelors' degree at Boston University, and holds a Master's and Ph.D. in comparative literature and a Certificate in Gerontology from the University of Southern California. She is very proud of her three sons, her two grandsons and her six great grand-dogs. She loves to needlepoint and entertain.