Memoir Classes

October 2: What Made Running with Scissors a Best-Selling Memoir?

SIGN UP TO JOIN US for our free one-hour webinar about Augusten Burroughs’s Running with Scissors, the next memoir course in our popular best-seller series. If you already know you love our 4-week best-seller courses, register now for the whole Love Warrior course to take advantage of the early-bird pricing.

Write Your Memoir in Six Months

Together, Linda Joy Myers, President of the National Association of Memoir Writers, and Brooke Warner, Publisher of She Writes Press, teach a six-month intensive course aimed toward memoirists who are serious about finishing their book. Please visit our site to learn more! Class size is limited to 14 writers per session. We’re now enrolling for our next class that begins in January 2018.

Mastering Memoir

Mastering Memoir is a ten-week intensive that focuses exclusively on craft. Linda Joy and Brooke co-teach this course on a semi-regular basis through Write Your Memoir in Six Months. Check out our course syllabus. Check back soon for more information about our 2018 class dates.

Best-Selling Memoir Series

Each spring Linda Joy and Brooke teach a best-selling memoir class, focusing on a New York Times best-selling memoir and using those books to highlight what those authors did well to teach memoirists how to deepen their craft. To date we have taught Wild, Eat, Pray, Love, The Glass Castle, Angela’s Ashes, The Liars’ Club, H Is for Hawk, Drinking: A Love Story, by Caroline Knapp and Smashed, by Koren Zailckas,  Brain on Fire, by Susannah Cahalan, and Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton. Many of these courses are available to purchase.