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A memoir can connect you to others in a vibrant and real way—through story.

Writing a memoir helps you find your voice, tell your story, and reach out to others. You start thinking about your memories, moments that make you feel young again, wondering: what is the legacy I’m leaving behind? Find your voice and tell your story. Learn about the benefits NAMW has to offer.

The Craft of Writing a Successful Memoir
The Craft of Writing a Successful Memoir is your gateway to finally sharing your story with the world. Join memoir experts Linda Joy Myers and Carla King for an intensive 8-week journey that will transform your writing. Through our comprehensive course, weekly group coaching, and supportive writing and critique group, we’ll guide you from first draft to finished manuscript. Whether you’re crafting a healing memoir, a business or professional memoir, or a travel memoir, we’re here to help you complete your book in 2024, setting you up for publication in 2025. Don’t let another year pass without telling your story – your memoir matters, and the world is waiting to hear it.
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July 2024 Member Event

July 2024 Member Event

Allison K Williams Looking Backward—Giving Power to the Past in Memoir July 26, 2024 11 AM PDT | 12 PM MDT | 1 PM CDT | 2 PM EDT The key question for all memoirists: So what? Why should the reader care? What’s in it for them? Just as we grew and changed in the story...

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July 2024 Virtual Book Club

July 2024 Virtual Book Club

Tracey Yokas Bloodlines: A Memoir of Harm and Healing July 11, 2024 4 PM PDT | 5 PM MDT | 6 PM CDT | 7 PM EDT Over a decade ago, shortly after my daughter’s diagnosis of disordered eating and depression, I began to write. Back then, I had no intention of going public,...

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Myra Lee Virgil: Featured NAMW Member

Myra Lee Virgil: Featured NAMW Member

Myra Lee Virgil Becoming a Black Canadian and the Rendering of Other Superpowers Becoming a Black Canadian and the Rendering of Other Superpowers by Myra Virgil is the first book to take an unfiltered account of growing up Black in modern-day Western Canada. It weaves...

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Writing for Healing

Writing stories heals body and soul and is a powerful way to integrate and change our perspective about the past.

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