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Date(s): Mondays, October 19 - 26, 2020, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Arizona time
Type(s): Generative Workshop, Workshop
Genre and Form(s): Creative Nonfiction, Memoir, Mixed Genre, Personal Essays
Would you like to share your life experience with the world? Crafting a memoir book or essay can be tough if you never tried it before. This workshop was created to make that process easier and more fulfilling for you.
Let’s start by answering the first and most important question: what is a memoir? To put it in simple words, a memoir is a book or an essay that tells a real-life story in an interesting and compelling way. Its main goal isn’t to share historical information, but rather to put the reader in the author’s shoes and make them feel what the author felt.
Remember: a memoir is a piece of literature, and literature is subjective. There are no rules on how to do literature right, but there are principles. And since memoir is all about real-life events, you should observe these principles while crafting your story.