Write your Memoir Now
THE WATER’S EDGE RESORT & SPA, WESTBROOK, CONNECTICUT
National Association of
Memoir Writers Member Discount
If you are thinking about writing your memoir, have 100 pages you’re struggling with, or even an entire completed draft of your book, you owe it to yourself to come to this First Annual memoir workshop retreat sponsored by the National Association of Memoir Writers (NAMW), workshop leaders and mentors Judy Mandel, Linda Joy Myers, and Jerry Waxler.
JOIN US at the Beautiful, Inspiring The Water’s Edge off the coast of Connecticut
Find the answers to many of your questions and concerns as you work to find your voice, theme, and structure for your book. Discuss your concerns about family members’ reactions with experienced authors who have struggled with the same issues. Work on the most difficult challenges you want to explore in your memoir and learn how to break the silence that has kept you from writing. Find out about the current publishing choices available to you when you finish your manuscript.
If you can’t seem to start writing, this is an opportunity to jump start your memoir. You will come home from this weekend retreat with several stories for new chapters that will help you on your memoir journey.
AWARD-WINNING, PUBLISHED MEMOIR AUTHORS ARE YOUR MENTORS AND GUIDES ON THIS UNIQUE JOURNEY INTO MEMOIR
Small workshop groups and one-on-one mentoring sessions by published, award-winning memoir authors Linda Joy Myers (President of NAMW), Jerry Waxler and Judy L. Mandel make this writer’s retreat one you don’t want to miss.
PRIVATE ONE-ON-ONE MENTORING SESSIONS: FIRST COME BASIS
Instructors will be scheduling half hour personal mentoring sessions to discuss your memoir. Time for these sessions is limited so schedule yours now when you register online here. Bring your questions and issues, or a brief summary of your story to discuss.
IN-DEPTH WRITING WORKSHOPS
Workshops will take you through the process of beginning your memoir, finding your voice, and discovering the arc of your story. You will write to exercise your writing voice and develop your memoir themes. Writing will be shared in an atmosphere of acceptance and constructive comments geared to help you develop your memoir.
- How to jump start your memoir
- Exploring truth and memory
- Finding and focusing your theme
- Breaking the silence
- Discovering the structure of your memoir
- Family and truth
- Finding your voice
- Publishing choices
Behold the Connecticut Shoreline
The Water’s Edge Resort and Spa – Connecticut Hotel
Set along the graceful Long Island Sound, discover Water’s Edge Resort & Spa, an oasis of rest and rejuvenation. Guests of our historic Westbrook, CT resort enjoy access to countless indulgent amenities including breathtaking beaches, fabulous overnight accommodations, dazzling meeting space, award-winning dining, warm hospitality and a luxurious, full-service spa.
Don’t forget indulge in the Spa! (SPECIAL PRICES for our group!)
To reserve your DISCOUNTED room at THE WATER’S EDGE
Ask for the registration department and tell them you are with the group National Association of Memoir Writers