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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...
January 2024 Member Event

January 2024 Member Event

Kathleen Adams INK STAINS: Navigating Love and Conflict in Family Characters January 26, 2024  11 AM PST | 12 PM MST | 1 PM CST | 2 PM EST One of the biggest challenges of authentic memoir is creating characters out of complex people in our own real lives. We kick off...
December 2023 Member Event

December 2023 Member Event

Jerry Waxler Lessons about individual and social healing after 20 years of studying, teaching, and writing memoirs December 15, 2023 11 AM PST | 12 PM MST | 1 PM CST | 2 PM EST When Jerry Waxler reached 55 years old, he had no idea how to adapt to this new period in...
November 2023 Member Event

November 2023 Member Event

Denis Ledoux What I Learned by Writing My Memoir French Boy November 17, 2023 11 AM PST | 12 PM MST | 1 PM CST | 2 PM EST It was a surprise for me to discover as a child that French was not the majority language in Maine, let alone the US. I came to realize that my...
Grant Faulkner – October Member Event

Grant Faulkner – October Member Event

Grant Faulkner The Art of Brief and Flash Stories  AND Get Ready for NaNoWriMo! October 20, 2023 11 AM PDT | 12 PM MDT | 1 PM CDT | 2 PM EDT In flash fiction, the whole is a part and the part is a whole. The form forces the writer to question each word, to reckon with...
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...