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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.

February 2024 Member Event

February 2024 Member Event

Sue William Silverman THE IMPORTANCE OF VOICE WHEN TURNING LIFE INTO A PUBLISHABLE MEMOIR February 23, 2024 11 AM PST | 12 PM MST | 1 PM CST | 2 PM EST Creative nonfiction relies on two major voices when turning life into art: the unaware voice (which presents the...

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March 2024 Virtual Book Club

March 2024 Virtual Book Club

Jennifer Lang Places We Left Behind March 7, 2024 3 PM PST | 4 PM MST | 5 PM CST | 6 PM EST Like many writers, I circled around and around this story, trying to figure out the heart of it. For years, I wrote and published essays about home and belonging, language and...

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Julie Scolnik: Featured NAMW Member

Julie Scolnik: Featured NAMW Member

Julie Scolnik Paris Blue PARIS, 1976: Twenty-year-old American student Julie Scolnik arrives in the City of Light to study the flute when, from across a sea of faces in the chorus of the Orchestre de Paris, she is drawn to Luc, a striking (married) French lawyer in...

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

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