If you’re thinking about joining or starting a writing group, great! It’s one of the best ways to gain (and give) support and feedback as you move forward with your writing. If you’re going to critique one another’s writing, though, it’s essential to establish some guidelines, giving your group focus and a shared purpose. I’ve…
Calling all writers!
I’m proud to be co-director of the new Story Summit Writer’s School, which offers live virtual writing classes with some of the top writers, publishers, directors, and producers in the industry. For an introduction, check out this article.
Through prompts, reading, and guided meditations, I am co-leading and offering up this free monthly session as a gift to every woman who wants the comfort of community. No cost and no agenda—just the glorious freedom to write from your heart and share when you’re ready. It will be held on November 17 – please sign up here.
And to see the latest course offerings, please visit Story Summit Writer’s School.
A Year of Memoir
Writing memoir requires truth and untamed emotion. We must dig deep, excavate. Find the words that express what we’ve kept inside for so long that it feels as if it’s part of our body, velcroed to our very soul.
The impulse to write about your life, to share what you’ve learned through sorrow and triumph, is powerful and filled with purpose. Yet memoir writing requires careful crafting, a special alchemy to turn diary entries into literature.
But how? What elevates everyday experiences into a coherent story? And in a lifetime of endless moments and memories, where do you choose to begin?
Ah…that’s the pivot point.
Find the right key, and the door will swing open.
This class, which I will facilitate, will walk with you through an entire year, helping you shape—and finish—a memoir with craft and intention so it works for the reader as well as for you.
Learn more and register here