Writing a memoir is challenging, a lot of work, and also lots of fun! And you have to make it a priority. Making a commitment to write your memoir during a period of time and setting that time aside is essential.

Jennifer Lauck, a well -known memoirist and author of four memoirs must know a fair number of the secrets to finishing a memoir…if not more than one! Please join us as she shares some of her secrets during this informative teleseminar.

Topic:                            Write Your Memoir This Year
Date:                               Friday August 12, 2011
Time: 11 AM PDT |12 PM MDT | 1 PM CDT |2 PM EDT
Cost: FREE FOR NAMW MEMBERS (NAMW Members, the Call-in telephone number and conference call code are posted below. If you are an NAMW member and cannot see the details, please login here and navigate back to this page).

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What you can expect to learn:

  • How to approach your memoir writing project.
  • Ways to find the storyteller inside you.
  • How to use craft to develop your story.

About Jennifer Lauck:

Jennifer Lauck is an award winning journalist and the author of the New York Times BestsellerBlackbird. Featured on The Oprah Show, Winfrey told her audience, “this should have been a Book of the Month book. Read it now!”

Before becoming a memoir writer, speaker and teacher, Lauck worked for many years in television news for ABC affiliates from Montana to Oregon. Her reports, investigative journalism, appeared on CNN and the ABC Nightly News. She has been nominated for several Society of Journalists awards and won Best News Story of the year for her report on an abduction case in Washington State.

Lauck has also spent five years immersed in the teachings of Tibetan Buddhism, studying with H.H. Dalai Lama, H.H. 17th Karmapa-Trinlay Thaye Dorje, Eco Philosopher Joanna Macy, Lama Tsultrim Allione, Adzom Paolo Rinpoche & Jetsumna Rinpoche. She has achieved Ngondro, a traditional Tibetan foundational meditation practice of 500,000 accumulated mantra, an achievement, which took four hours of meditation a day, over two years.