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NAMW Teleseminars

The National Association of Memoir Writers brings together a variety of experts and professionals in the field of writing for our community and our members.  These memoir writing professionals share their wisdom and insights on persisting through the challenges and making your life’s story an engaging work. Learn the craft of memoir writing from others who have forged paths from memories to published stories.

July 2020 Member Teleseminar

July 2020 Member Teleseminar

Eileen Cronin Storytelling with Courage, Wit, and Universal Truth July 24, 2020 11 AM PDT  |  12 PM MDT |   1 PM CDT  |   2 PM EDT Welcome everyone to our July NAMW member teleseminar! We love inviting experienced teachers and writers, and we’re so pleased to...

July 2020 Member Teleseminar

Eileen Cronin
The Courage to Write your Truth
July 24, 2020 
11 AM PDT  |  12 PM MDT |   1 PM CDT  |   2 PM EDT
Creative writing is a courageous act, and writing memoir takes that act to a whole new level. As memoirists, we are tasked with turning our intimate moments into art.

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June 2020 Member Teleseminar

June 2020 Member Teleseminar

June 26, 2020
11 AM PDT  |  12 PM MDT |   1 PM CDT  |   2 PM EDT
Martha Alderson
Express Yourself without Fear or Doubt

I’d like to welcome Martha Alderson to NAMW again to talk about her new book Boundless Creativity: A Spiritual Workbook for Overcoming Self-Doubt, Emotional Traps, and Other Creative Blocks, and offer us some tips on how to break through the blocks that keep us from exploring our creativity and expressing ourselves freely and without fear.

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May 2020 Member Teleseminar

May 2020 Member Teleseminar

May 22, 2020 
11 AM PDT  |  12 PM MDT |   1 PM CDT  |   2 PM EDT
Sue William Silverman 
The Haunting: On Turning Our Real-live Ghosts into Memoirs
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What haunts you: a deceased mother, an all-too-alive father, a current or former partner, a religion, a former home? The importance of discovering and confronting our obsessions, and crafting “mere” events into haunting, emotionally resonant metaphors, can result in a fully realized piece of writing.

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April 2020 Member Teleseminar

April 2020 Member Teleseminar

April 24, 2020  11 AM PDT  |  12 PM MDT |   1 PM CDT  |   2 PM EDT Linda Watanabe McFerrin The Shape of Memoir From literary to commercial; from personal to political to historical to celebrity; from journalistic to fictionalized; from essays to articles to poetry to...

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