Roundtable Teleconversations

  • nina-amir Prepping Yourself and Your Book Idea for Success
    January 8, 2014 4 PM PST   5 PM MST   6 PM CST   7 PM EST Guest: Nina Amir We are so pleased to have Nina Amir return as our guest! Nina has traveled the path of publishing from self-publishing to becoming a renowned author at Writer’s Digest books. She knows her stuff, and in this […]
  • mb desk cropped So, What? The Reflective Voice in Memoir & Why It Matters | Public Roundtable
    December 4, 2014 4 PM PST   5 PM MST   6 PM CST   7 PM EST Guest: Marilyn Bousquin Listen to call recording. Writing a memoir of substance requires more than a one-dimensional recounting of events. As Vivian Gornick puts it, “What happened to the writer is not what matters; what matters is the large sense […]
  • Angela Ackerman How To Capture Emotion in Your Memoir | Public Roundtable
    November 6, 2014 4 PM PST   5 PM MST   6 PM CST   7 PM EST Guest: Angela Ackerman How To Capture Emotion in Your Memoir To write a memoir, we need to find a way to translate the “real people” in our lives from our memory onto the page—to create “characters” that convey the reality […]
  • Bodensteiner-4C-HR-201x300 THE BIG DECISION: MEMOIR OR FICTION?
    Date: October 16, 2014 Time: 4 PM PDT 5 PM MDT 6 PM CDT 7 PM EDT At this free Roundtable Teleseminar, we’re going to address a subject that memoir writers struggle with: whether to write their story as a memoir—everything is true!—or as autobiographical fiction—I made it up! Many memoir writers struggle with this […]

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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