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  • The Glass Castle | A Four Week Short Memoir Course

    The Glass Castle | A Four Week Short Memoir Course

    Learn about why The Glass Castle was a best selling memoir in this online course taught by Brooke Warner and Linda Joy Myers...

  • Breaking Ground on Your Story

    Breaking Ground on Your Story

    Memoir writers need support both to write their truths and memories, as well as with how to begin and how to craft their story. In this free webinar, Linda Joy Myers and Brooke Warner, coaches in the Write Your Memoir in 6 Months program, explore the building blocks you...

  • The Writing Olympics

    The Writing Olympics

    I felt an aha as I watched skaters lift and soar and skiers fly. As writers we create an alternate world beyond our day to day existence, imaginative spaces where something called Story lives and breathes and takes us away from gravity into another realm. Where magic...

  • Memoir and The Legacy of Mental Illness

    Memoir and The Legacy of Mental Illness

      I spoke with Victoria Costello, author of A Lethal Inheritance at the National Association of Memoir Writers member teleseminar. about the legacy of mental illness. Those of us who come from families with hidden or diagnosed mental illness feel “Other,” the...

  • Celebrate Writing–NaNoWriMo, National Lifewriting Month, the National Association of Memoir Writers Telesummit

    Celebrate Writing–NaNoWriMo, National Lifewriting Month, the National Association of Memoir Writers Telesummit

      Writing in November! What a great month for writers! We writers are being invited from all kinds of sites, programs, blogs, and presentations to attend to our writing this month! Get this: it’s NaNoWriMo–the National Novel Writing Month challenge. Write...

  • After the Memoir says “The End” Platform & Your Publishing Paths | Free Discussion with Brooke Warner

    After the Memoir says “The End” Platform &  Your Publishing Paths | Free Discussion with Brooke Warner

      I love helping writers find information that helps them become an author, and this week, the Free Roundtable Discussion at the National Association of Writers is going to be invaluable. Sign up by clicking the link above! October 11, 2012 4 PM PDT   5 PM MDT   6 PM ...

  • So Many Memoir Publishing Choices–What Do I Do? | Free Roundtable with Jonna Ivin & Denise Roessle

    So Many Memoir Publishing Choices–What Do I Do?  | Free Roundtable with Jonna Ivin & Denise Roessle

    I’m so pleased to be in conversation with Jonna Ivin, author of Will Love for Crumbs and Denise Roessle who wrote Second Chance Mother. Each of these authors chose different routes to getting their books published–which will make for a dynamic and interesting...

  • Memoir Writing: Skills and Tools for your Craft

    Memoir Writing: Skills and Tools for your Craft

      I was thinking about the word “craft.” A craft is a boat, a craft sails down roiling waters, a craft keeps us dry and safe–we hope! How is a memoir like a boat–does our craft keep us dry and safe? Does it protect us in any way? As I prepare to...

  • Writing a Memoir—Your Journey Into Memory

    Writing a Memoir—Your Journey Into Memory

    Writing a memoir means exploring who we are and where we came from, entering the unknown on our journey and discovering ourselves. We strike out for the gold of truth and honesty, as we explore the spiritual journey that leads us away from known territory deeper into who we...

  • Memoirists and Plot–Welcome Martha Alderson’s Blog Tour!

    Memoirists and Plot–Welcome Martha Alderson’s Blog Tour!

      Martha, it’s so fabulous that you can join us today. We have talked in the past about the way memoir writers grow a little pale when thinking about plot. They feel constrained about the idea of thinking about plot, they don’t quite understand what it is and why...