Wednesday, July 27, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm Eastern
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Writing a memoir can feel like risky territory. How can a writer evaluate what belongs in their story if everything seems to matter? What happens when a writer isn’t sure if something’s true or available to be shared?
This webinar applies the 5 Ws – a foundational element of journalism and nonfiction writing –to addressing the questions writers face when shaping memoir.
In this webinar, we’ll use the 5Ws to explore:
Who are you in the pages of your memoir?
What are you seeking to understand?
Where in the story do you manage the flow of time?
When is the right time to write your memoir?
and finally, or perhaps firstly, why write a memoir at all?
In this webinar, you will:
There will be time for a Q & A at the end of the presentation.
This webinar is ideal for the new memoirist and the seasoned writer. You will examine a series of guidelines to explore the foundational issues in creating a true narrative that rewards writer & reader.
All registrants receive a recording.
Closed captioning will be available.
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I enjoyed reading other peoples work and getting feedback about my own work– the handouts/video links and class lessons were also very informative and relevantly paced to the give structural guidelines.Catherine O’Neill
I enjoyed reading other peoples work and getting feedback about my own work– the handouts/video links and class lessons were also very informative and relevantly paced to the give structural guidelines.
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