Breaking Through Writer’s Block with Intuitive Collage

NAMW September Member Teleseminar Joan Stanford September 22, 2017 11 AM PDT   12 PM MDT  1 PM CDT  2 PM EDT We all have experienced that deflating moment when we question, “Why am I writing this?” or “Who needs another memoir?” In the midst of relating a poignant experience we are suddenly at a loss for words, our voice sounds flat and the delete button is over used. This critical place often...

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The Craft of Memoir – Write Like a Novelist

NAMW August Member Teleseminar–Marcia Butler August 18, 2017 11 AM PDT   12 PM MDT  1 PM CDT  2 PM EDT One of the greatest compliments I received when my memoir was published was hearing from reviewers and readers alike that my book “read like a novel.”  Most memoirs have a gripping tale to tell, which is vital not only from a publisher’s standpoint, but also for the expectation of...

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Explorations Beyond the Traditional Memoir: Taking the Authority to Write another Person’s Story

Denis Ledoux July Member Teleseminar July 21, 2017 11 AM PDT  12 PM MDT   1 PM CDT  2 PM EDT When you write your own memoir, you have access to the expert: you. While this is not easy, there are fewer hurdles to manage when writing about your life than when you write someone else’s story. You have to get into the point of view of someone whose life you have not lived. While writing through the...

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Five ways that Writing a Memoir Helps you Find Your Authentic Self and Voice

Jerry Waxler June Member webinar June 23, 2017 11 AM PDT  12 PM MDT   1 PM CDT  2 PM EDT When you first think about writing the story of your life, you may remember major challenges or disruptions. Over time, you begin looking at yourself as the hero/heroine on a quest to find something. What is the thing you’re looking for? What is the purpose of your life journey? In this presentation,...

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June Roundtable Webinar- FREE to All- June 15, 2017

Rifka Kreiter EVOLUTION OF A MEMOIR–EVERYTHING IN ITS OWN TIME 4 PM PDT  5 PM MDT  6 PM CDT  7 PM EDT June 15, 2017 We are so pleased that Rifka Kreiter will be joining us. Her book Home Free will take us back to the era of the sixties, and the adventures that were life changing for Rifka. We all go on a journey into the past as we write our memoir, and we discover and uncover surprises,...

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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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