Blog, Memories and Memoirs, Writing Skills

Writing a Memoir: Balancing Craft and Vulnerability on Your Journey to “The End”

  I’ve often said jokingly to my students, “Writing a memoir is like taking your clothes off in public.” True, but it doesn’t go far enough. It’s like taking your clothes off and reading your journal in public. You’re vulnerable when you write as you think of others reading your work, and you feel overwhelmed—there are so many stories to…

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Classes & Events, Memories and Memoirs

Story Circle Network Seventh National Women’s Memoir Conference

    April 11-13, 2014 Wyndham Hotel, Austin, Texas     I love writing conferences! I’m so excited to return to Austin this year for the 6th time to join in on the Story Circle Memoir Conference.   Stories from the Heart VII brings women from around the country to celebrate our stories and our lives. Through writing, reading, listening, and…

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Classes & Events, Memories and Memoirs

Write a Healing Memoir/Spiritual Autobiography Workshop | Spring 2014

  Workshop: 9 Sessions Starting April 3, 2014 Thursdays, 3 PM PDT/6 PM EDT  $390.00 NAMW members $525 non-members To sign up go to this link Linda Joy Myers, Workshop Leader In this workshop, we silence the noise of everyday life and dig into memories, tune into writing our stories, and learn the skills needed to write a satisfying memoir—to…

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