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October Webinar for Authors Who Want to Sell Books!

October Webinar for Authors Who Want to Sell Books!

Joey Garcia and National Association of Memoir Writers What Happens When Your Book Arrives Inside a Newsroom Tuesday, October 1, 2019 4:00- 5:30 PM PDT | 7-8:30 EDT     $39—NAMW members   $49—all writers and authors   I’m so pleased to introduce a...

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Did you love Dani Shapiro’s Inheritance as much as we did?

Did you love Dani Shapiro’s Inheritance as much as we did?

If you were moved by Inheritance, read on. If you haven't read it yet, let this book be your fall indulgence. This will be our fifth year of teaching our best-selling memoir series, and teaching Dani Shapiro is like a home-coming for us. We've long admired Dani's...

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Writing Conferences—a great way to get inspired!

Writing Conferences—a great way to get inspired!

I hope you are enjoying your summer—long days of light, beach book reading, and the glory of flowers and bees and nature’s showiest show. I just returned from the Rutger’s Writing conference in New Brunswick, New Jersey filled up with inspiration! If you have never...

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Back to School Sale

Back to School Sale

From August 31 through September 2, 2019 at midnight,  The National Association of Memoir Writers is offering $30 ff the cost of an annual membership!    The Back to School season beginning now always makes me happy. I have always loved starting a new season of...

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Part Two: Creating a Writing Partnership

Part Two: Creating a Writing Partnership

Susan Stroh Heide Boyden Loneliness lurks in the shadows. Its wicked buddies—writer’s block, regret, and self-loathing—disparage you until you feel one-inch high. You don’t have it in you to confront these demons, so you run away. You binge on Gilmore Girls for a...

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