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Calling All Memoirists: Fall Memoir Magic Is Around the Corner

Best-selling author Lidia Yuknavitch (The Chronology of Water) is this fall’s featured teacher, along with industry expert Jane Friedman and literary agent Regina Brooks, for Linda Joy and Brooke’s day of MEMOIR MAGIC on September 13th.

Most of you who follow our courses know we teach a regular best-selling memoir each spring and fall—and this fall we’re choosing a new favorite, Dani Shapiro’s Inheritance. Join us for one or both events. We’re bundling these events so that you can do both for $199 (or take them separately—A Day of Memoir Magic is $149 through September 1st and Inheritance is $99 through September 1st).

Both events are focused on craft and inspiration. We are over the moon to welcome our guests and all they bring to the process of writing and publishing. This fall we’re focusing on learning—and readying yourself to achieve all your dreams for your memoir.

We hope you’ll join us for one or both events—and check out all the details RIGHT HERE.

“Your life doesn’t happen in any kind of order. Events don’t have cause and effect relationships the way you wish they did. It’s all a series of fragments and repetitions and pattern formations. Language and water have this in common.”
― Lidia Yuknavitch, The Chronology of Water

Join us September 13, 9-2pm Pacific | noon-5pm Eastern
Early-bird registration ($149 and includes exclusive thank-you gifts) through September 1st.

Plus, you can get the bundled special for $199 and join us for this day of Memoir Magic AND for this fall’s 4-week best-seller class, “What Made Dani Shapiro’s Inheritance a Best-selling Memoir?”

***

Register by September 1st and receive the following exclusive thank you gifts. We’re grateful to have you joining us for this special day of craft, inspiration, and publishing.

You’ll receive:

  • A three-month subscription to Jane Friedman’s THE HOT SHEET.
  • A copy of Brooke’s How to Sell Your Memoir.
  • Regina Brooks’s memoir reading list.
  • Brooke and Linda Joy’s four-week course, The Tender Bar, by JR Moehringer.
  • We’ll also be holding a drawing at the end of the day where you can win signed copies of books from each of the day’s teachers.
    ***

Please also check out the details of “What Made Dani Shapiro’s Inheritance a Best-selling Memoir?”

In this 4-week class we’ll be covering the following topics: how to honor the story that won’t leave you alone; harnessing self-understanding in memoir; weaving in the past to make sense of the present; and the power of universal writing.

 

SEPTEMBER 13th TEACHER LINE-UP

Lidia Yuknavitch is the author of The Chronology of Water as well as four other books. She is known for her TED talk “The Beauty of Being a Misfit,” which has been viewed over 2.5 million times, and her book The Misfit’s Manifesto. She founded the workshop series Corporeal Writing in Portland Oregon, where she teaches both in person and online.

Jane Friedman has 20 years of experience in the publishing industry, and is the author of The Business of Being a Writer, which Publishers Weekly said is “destined to become a staple reference book for writers and those interested in publishing careers.” Jane is the co-founder of The Hot Sheet and maintains an award-winning blog for writers at JaneFriedman.com.

Regina Brooks is the founder and President of Serendipity Literary Agency. Regina has over a decade of experience in senior positions at major publishing houses. She is a graduate of the Howard University Publishing Institute in Washington DC and the author of Never Finished Never Done, Writing Great Books for Young Adults, and You Should Really Write a Book.

Linda Joy Myers is the president and founder of the National Association of Memoir Writers, and the author of two award-winning memoirs Don’t Call Me Mother and Song of the Plains. Her three books, The Power of Memoir—How to Write Your Healing Story, Becoming Whole, and Journey of Memoir, guide writers through the stages of creating a powerful, truthful, and universal story.

Brooke Warner is publisher of She Writes Press, president of Warner Coaching Inc., and author of Write On, Sisters! (brand-new this August), Green-Light Your Book, What’s Your Book?, and How to Sell Your Memoir. She is committed to helping writers become creative entrepreneurs and thought leaders, a message conveyed in her 2017 TEDx talk, “Green-Light Revolution.”

Best-selling author Lidia Yuknavitch (The Chronology of Water) is this fall’s featured teacher, along with industry expert Jane Friedman and literary agent Regina Brooks, for Linda Joy and Brooke’s day of MEMOIR MAGIC on September 13th.

Most of you who follow our courses know we teach a regular best-selling memoir each spring and fall—and this fall we’re choosing a new favorite, Dani Shapiro’s Inheritance. Join us for one or both events. We’re bundling these events so that you can do both for $199 (or take them separately—A Day of Memoir Magic is $149 through September 1st and Inheritance is $99 through September 1st).

Both events are focused on craft and inspiration. We are over the moon to welcome our guests and all they bring to the process of writing and publishing. This fall we’re focusing on learning—and readying yourself to achieve all your dreams for your memoir.

We hope you’ll join us for one or both events—and check out all the details RIGHT HERE.

“Your life doesn’t happen in any kind of order. Events don’t have cause and effect relationships the way you wish they did. It’s all a series of fragments and repetitions and pattern formations. Language and water have this in common.”
― Lidia Yuknavitch, The Chronology of Water

Join us September 13, 9-2pm Pacific | noon-5pm Eastern
Early-bird registration ($149 and includes exclusive thank-you gifts) through September 1st.

Plus, you can get the bundled special for $199 and join us for this day of Memoir Magic AND for this fall’s 4-week best-seller class, “What Made Dani Shapiro’s Inheritance a Best-selling Memoir?”

***

Register by September 1st and receive the following exclusive thank you gifts. We’re grateful to have you joining us for this special day of craft, inspiration, and publishing.

You’ll receive:

  • A three-month subscription to Jane Friedman’s THE HOT SHEET.
  • A copy of Brooke’s How to Sell Your Memoir.
  • Regina Brooks’s memoir reading list.
  • Brooke and Linda Joy’s four-week course, The Tender Bar, by JR Moehringer.
  • We’ll also be holding a drawing at the end of the day where you can win signed copies of books from each of the day’s teachers.
    ***

Please also check out the details of “What Made Dani Shapiro’s Inheritance a Best-selling Memoir?”

In this 4-week class we’ll be covering the following topics: how to honor the story that won’t leave you alone; harnessing self-understanding in memoir; weaving in the past to make sense of the present; and the power of universal writing.

 

SEPTEMBER 13th TEACHER LINE-UP

Lidia Yuknavitch is the author of The Chronology of Water as well as four other books. She is known for her TED talk “The Beauty of Being a Misfit,” which has been viewed over 2.5 million times, and her book The Misfit’s Manifesto. She founded the workshop series Corporeal Writing in Portland Oregon, where she teaches both in person and online.

Jane Friedman has 20 years of experience in the publishing industry, and is the author of The Business of Being a Writer, which Publishers Weekly said is “destined to become a staple reference book for writers and those interested in publishing careers.” Jane is the co-founder of The Hot Sheet and maintains an award-winning blog for writers at JaneFriedman.com.

Regina Brooks is the founder and President of Serendipity Literary Agency. Regina has over a decade of experience in senior positions at major publishing houses. She is a graduate of the Howard University Publishing Institute in Washington DC and the author of Never Finished Never Done, Writing Great Books for Young Adults, and You Should Really Write a Book.

Linda Joy Myers is the president and founder of the National Association of Memoir Writers, and the author of two award-winning memoirs Don’t Call Me Mother and Song of the Plains. Her three books, The Power of Memoir—How to Write Your Healing Story, Becoming Whole, and Journey of Memoir, guide writers through the stages of creating a powerful, truthful, and universal story.

Brooke Warner is publisher of She Writes Press, president of Warner Coaching Inc., and author of Write On, Sisters! (brand-new this August), Green-Light Your Book, What’s Your Book?, and How to Sell Your Memoir. She is committed to helping writers become creative entrepreneurs and thought leaders, a message conveyed in her 2017 TEDx talk, “Green-Light Revolution.”

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