Telephone Based Memoir Writing Workshop is Open to the Everyone
“Essay” means to assay, to find out. The strategies of organizing personal essays help you explore and reflect upon lived experience. Through this process you can find wisdom, resolution, and acceptance in your life. The craft of essay writing gives you the tools for making sense of this journey.
What you will learn:
Speaker: Sheila Bender, writing instructor, poet, essayist, author and publisher of WritingItReal.com
Topic: Finding Truths By Writing Personal Essays
Date: Friday April 8, 2011
Start Time: 3:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM MDT | 5:00 PM CDT | 6:00 EDT
Session Length: 1 Hour
Cost: FREE–[popup url=”https://www.namw.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/namwtssignup.html”]CLICK HERE TO REGISTER [/popup] and receive call in details via email. Not available for the live call? Be sure to register and we’ll send you a link to stream an audio recording of the mp3 shortly following the call. And if you are an NAMW Member, you’ll have access to each of the audio recordings for each session in mp3 format to download and listen to at your leisure on your computer or portable device!
What you can expect to learn from Sheila:
- How to create your journey to self-discovery using the craft of the personal essay
- How to know what your words are revealing to you
- How to revise so your work helps to create insight and change
Sheila Bender is the author of over ten books on writing as well as two collections of poetry and a memoir. Her newest books are Creative Writing Demystified, Writing and Publishing Personal Essays, A New Theology: Turning to Poetry in a Time of Grief and a new edition of Writing in a New Convertible with the Top Down, co-authored with Christi Killien. She’s been a feature writer and columnist for Writer’s Digest and The Writer. In 2002, she founded WritingItReal.com and has been publishing weekly instructional articles for those who write from personal experience ever since at http://www.writingitreal.com
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