How Do You Choose the Best Storytelling Structure For Your Story?

Beth Barany May Member Webinar May 12, 2017 11 AM PDT  12 PM MDT  1 PM CDT  2 PM EDT  How to choose the right structure for your story is a question that haunts most writers. Especially intuitive writers — pantsers — who tend to write organically. Why does a story’s structure make writing it easier…or harder? When you find a storytelling structure that resonates with the...

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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 online, in forums, and in running Facebook posts! As memoirists, we have to struggle with “the truth.” When we write our stories, we search to discover and reveal various angles of the truths in our...

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What Made Love Warrior a Best-selling Memoir?

An Examination of a Memoir That Bares the Soul (And Spares No One) 4-WEEK CLASS Class dates (Mondays): April 24, May 1, May 8, May 15 4pm PT | 5pm MT | 6pm CT | 7pm ET Classes are one hour long and we record all sessions so that you can watch the recordings if you have to miss a class.   EARLY REGISTRATION: $75 through April 17th Regular registration: $89 Go to this page to register.  ...

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The Problem of Men in Memoir

Jed Diamond, Ph.D., LCSW April Member Webinar April 21, 2017 11 AM PDT  12 PM MDT  1 PM CDT  2 PM EDT It isn’t easy being a man or writing about men. Yet we all have men in our lives. We were all conceived in the magic moment a lucky sperm was allowed entrance by a welcoming egg. Fathers, sons, brothers, uncles, grandsons; many are important figures in our lives, but writing about them can be...

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What Made Love Warrior a Best-selling Memoir? An Examination of a Memoir That Bares the Soul (And Spares No One) 4-WEEK CLASS Class dates (Mondays): April 24, May 1, May 8, May 15 4pm PT | 5pm MT | 6pm CT | 7pm ET Classes are one hour long and we record all sessions so that you can watch the recordings if you have to miss a class. Love Warrior, by Glennon Doyle Melton, has the kind of elements...

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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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