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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.

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Grant Faulkner – October Member Event

Grant Faulkner – October Member Event

“Write Short—or Write Long?” A Discussion with Grant Faulkner
October 14, 2022
11 AM PDT | 12 PM MDT | 1 PM CDT | 2 PM EDT

Grant Faulkner, expert on both writing long and writing short will discuss the mindset we need when approaching our writing. Grant has led National Novel Writing Month for 10 years, and invites us all to write with abandon—without fear and without that inner critic. Many people have been able to realize their creative potential and write the book of their dreams using this method—with many edits and revisions to follow, of course.

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January Virtual Book Club

January Virtual Book Club

Jing Li My Journey of Writing The Red Sandals January 12, 2023 4 PM PST | 5 PM MST | 6 PM CST | 7 PM EST I started my life as a born-unwanted peasant girl in China’s remote mountains. My mother tried to abort me by pushing a heavy pinewood washboard against her...

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Kyomi O’Connor: Featured NAMW Member

Kyomi O’Connor: Featured NAMW Member

Kyomi O'Connor A Sky of Infinite Blue- A Japanese Immigrant’s Search for Home and Self For a year after Kyomi O’Connor lost her husband, Patrick, to metastatic melanoma in the brain, she was overcome with grief and at a loss for how to cope until she began writing....

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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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Below are previews of the latest Member Events. The full audio for these NAMW Member events are available at the Members’ area.

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