articlesAs writers, we need to keep reading, learning, and writing to develop our craft. There’s so much to learn as we write and develop our stories–finding memories, taking care of ourselves, telling the truth, writing to heal, discovering our structure, and so much more. After writing, we need to learn about editing, marketing, publicity, and publishing.

On this page we’ll be listing articles, resources, and inspiration to help you get your book into the world.

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Psychology Today Interview with Linda Joy Myers and Mark Matousek

February Virtual Book Club – FREE to All – February 8, 2018

Sherry Stanfa-Stanley Nude Beaches, SWAT Raids, and Other Ways to Jumpstart Your Memoir February 8, 2018 4 PM PST  5 PM MST  6 PM CST  7 PM EST For this month’s book group, we want to welcome...

January Virtual Book Club – FREE to All – January 11, 2018

Loraine Van Tuyl  Writing on Purpose: Transforming What Emerges out of the Shadows January 11, 2018 4 PM PST  5 PM MST  6 PM CST  7 PM EST Loraine Y. Van Tuyl is the author of the...

December Roundtable – FREE to All – December 7, 2017

Alexis Marie Chute Tackling the Taboo in Memoir: Why it’s worth the effort December 7, 2017 4 PM PST  5 PM MST  6 PM CST  7 PM EST Alexis Marie Chute is the author of the multi-award-winning debut...

October Roundtable Roundtable – FREE to All – October 5, 2017

Peter Gibb Mindful Writing: How Memoir Helps the Writer, Awaken the Heart, Claim the Past, and Live in the Present October 5, 2017  4 PM PDT  5 PM MDT  6 PM CDT  7 PM EDT King of Doubt—New Memoir by...

FREE Memoir Webinar: Truth in Memoir: A Journey of Healing and Transformation

May 19, 2017 Free Day Long event: 10 AM/1PM to 2 PM/5 PM We’re very excited here at NAMW to offer a day long discussion about truth in memoir–one of the hottest topics memoirists discuss...

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Myers makes a compelling case for the power of words as a form of healing and growth.

James W. Pennebaker, Ph.D. professor of psychology, The University of Texas at Austin and author, Opening Up and Writing To Heal September 9, 2014

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