Memoir 1 Memorable Memoir Workshop
Online Oct 16, Oct 23, Oct 30, Nov 6, Nov 13, Nov 20, Dec 4 (7 Saturday Mornings)11:00am - 1:00pm Pacific$4252 Spots Left
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Have you ever thought about turning your life’s trials and tribulations into a NY Times bestseller? In this seven-week Online Memoir Writing Workshop, 2x NY Times bestselling memoirist Wendy Lawless will share her secrets for turning your life’s twists and turns into lively drama! Her fun, all new in-class exercises will help you infuse your most fascinating memories with authenticity and personality. She’ll cover crucial topics such as how to craft a compelling emotional journey for your main character, digging deep, and writing with vivid, compelling detail.
By the end of the class, you’ll have written a stack of moving scenes and have blended imagination with history to craft a draft of a memoir piece that is uniquely yours! Plus, you can bring in up to 1200 words every other class for feedback. Experienced and beginning writers welcome.
16 students have published books after taking class!
Note: If you have never taken a Memoir writing class before, we strongly recommend you take Memoir 101 in addition to this class.
How our online classes work:
Online classes can be attended from anywhere with an internet connection. You’ll be able to see and hear both your teacher and your fellow students. For the best experience, we recommend attending online classes in a quiet space, and using headphones or a headset.
If you are unsure of whether your computer can handle video conferencing, please review the system requirements.
2 NY Times Bestselling Memoirs
Wendy Lawless is the author of the New York Times bestselling memoirs Chanel Bonfire and Heart of Glass. Chanel Bonfire has been optioned for television, and the pilot was written co-written by Wendy. She has published essays in Westways Magazine, Redbook, Powells.com and the Los Angeles press. A stage and television actress, she appeared on Broadway in the Pulitzer Prize winning play The Heidi Chronicles and off Broadway in the Obie Award winning play All In The Timing. She lives in California with her screenwriter husband and their two children.