Roundtable Teleconversations

  • jerry April Roundtable Discussion–Free to All - Jerry Waxler My Twelve Year Odyssey to Turn life into Memoir Thursday April 7, 2016 4 PM PDT   5 PM MDT 6 PM CDT 7 PM EDT   Our guest this month is Jerry Waxler, my colleague and friend since I began the National Association of Memoir Writers. Jerry is also on our advisory board, […]
  • Ivester Facebook Photo-2 March Roundtable Discussion–Free to All - Writing In the Voice of My Mother Jo Ivester Thursday March 3, 2016 4 pm PST   5 pm MST   6 pm CST   7 pm EST We are so pleased to welcome Jo Ivester, the author of The Outskirts of Hope: A Memoir of the 1960s Deep South to our Roundtable podcast. Read her summary below […]
  • Lene Fogelberg February Roundtable Discussion - Writing in Two Languages—Translating Your Story into a Memoir Lene Fogelberg Thursday February 4, 2016 4 pm PST   5 pm MST   6 pm CST   7 pm EST We all struggle with how to get our story told; essentially we translate our experiences into words. Join us as Lene Fogelberg talks about the process of writing […]
  • Leslie 2015 Don’t Let Anyone Stop You From Writing Your Memoir - January 14, 2016 4 pm PST   5 pm MST   6 pm CST   7 pm EST   Our Roundtable and NAMW podcast guest is Leslie Johansen Nack, author of Fourteen: A Daughter’s Memoir of Adventure, Sailing and Survival. Leslie Nack always wanted to write, but life and work and being busy, not to mention the inner critic […]

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Develop the Mystery in Your Memoir

Mani FenigerSeptember 19, 2014




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Authenticity in Memoir Writing

Karen LevyAugust 7, 2014





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Crowdfunding for Books

Amanda Barbara, Pubslush, Sonia Marsh, Kathy PoolerJuly 10, 2014


Out on a Limb: When Your Message Defies Expectations

Jill SmoloweJune 5, 2014


Self-Publish Your Book on a Shoestring

Sharon Lippincott and Boyd LemonApril 3, 2014


5 Things You Need to know To Become an Award Winning Author

Linda Bello RuizMarch 6, 2014


Who Am I Now? The Changing Self in Memoir

Mark MatousekFebruary 6, 2014


Storyboarding Your 2014 Visions

Kathleen (Kay) AdamsJanuary 9, 2014


Roundtable Discussion: Immersion Writing—A Field Guide and Discussion

Robin HemleyDecember 5, 2013


Virtual Book Party! Times They Were A’Changing—Women Remember the ’60s & 70′s

Sara Etgen Baker, Rhonda Rae Baker, Judith Barrington, Jill Taft Kaufmann, Carol Derfner, Kate Farrell, Amber Lea Starfire, and Linda Joy MyersOctober 10, 2013


How to take the Overwhelm out of Social Media and Develop your Platform

Dan BlankSeptember 12, 2013


How to Write a Memoir about a Subculture that Connects with the Mainstream Culture

Shirley Hershey Showalter August 8, 2013


The Choices We Make & Writing About Others: The Price We Pay

Laura DavisJuly 11, 2013


From First Time Memoir Writer to Award Winning Author

Atta ArghandiwalJune 6, 2013


What if You Weren’t There? | Memoir Writing in Absentia

Judy MandelMay 9, 2013


Why Write A Sequel To Your Memoir?

Susan WeidenerApril 11, 2013


Real Life Characters—The Heart of your Memoir

Suzanne ShermanMarch 7, 2013


Twitter for Authors: Social Media Book Marketing for Shy Writers

Beth BaranyFebruary 7, 2013


Creating a Successful Book Event | One Dozen Pitfalls and Tips for Memoir Writers

Patricia V. DavisJanuary 10, 2013