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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.

Craft Essentials:
Shape Your Memoir for Success

6 Mondays:
Sept 18, Sept 25, Oct 2, Oct 9, Oct 16, Oct 23
1-hour classes (4-5pm PT | 7-8pm ET)

Janet Fitch, Rebecca Carroll
E.J. Koh, Jeannine Ouellette
Linda Joy Myers, Brooke Warner

Price: $299


Love Your Book Proposal &
Let It Love You Back

2 Mondays:
November 6 & 13
2-hour classes (4-6pm PT | 7-9pm ET)
Two 2-hour classes
Includes sample proposals &
insights from guest agents in each class.

Price: $199


Sandra Beckwith – September Member Event

Sandra Beckwith – September Member Event

Sandra Beckwith Book Marketing Building Blocks for Memoirists September 22, 2023  11 AM PDT | 12 PM MDT | 1 PM CDT | 2 PM EDT If you dread the thought of marketing your memoir, you’re not alone. Most authors – and especially memoir writers – come to book publishing...

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October Virtual Book Club

October Virtual Book Club

Joanne Greene By Accident—A Memoir of Letting Go October 5, 2023 4 PM PDT | 5 PM MDT | 6 PM CDT | 7 PM EDT Joanne Greene came of age during the 1960s and 70s, a turning point for women in the United States. Doors were opening wider than they ever had, and Joanne...

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Patricia Meyer: Featured NAMW Member

Patricia Meyer: Featured NAMW Member

As a Black-Market baby, sold for cash along a curb in 1970, I knew one day I’d tell my story. Of the 170,000 infants placed for adoption that year, 9000 were illegally brokered on the black market. I was one of them. The day an unscrupulous attorney handed me to the...

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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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