Memoir Classes

April 17: What Made Love Warrior a Best-Selling Memoir?

SIGN UP TO JOIN US for our free one-hour webinar about Glennon Doyle Melton’s Love Warrior, 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.

April 28: Turn Up the Dial on Your Memoir

TURN UP THE DIAL ON YOUR MEMOIR is designed to deepen your craft as a writer, but also to attend to the heart matters of memoir writing—to help you understand how to deepen and connect, both on the page and out in the world as you grow your platforms and think about publishing your book.

Join Julie Barton, NYT bestselling author of Dog Medicine; Jenni Ferrari-Adler is a longtime agent at Union Literary in New York; Linda Joy Myers, PhD, award-winning memoirist and President of the National Association of Memoir Writers; Jordan Rosenfeld, author of seven books, most recently Writing the Intimate CharacterDeborah Siegel, PhD;  author and Coach-in-Chief at Girl Meets Voice, Inc., and Brooke Warner, author and Publisher of She Writes Press for a day-long memoir event.

Just $39. Register today.

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. Our spring 2017 class has just a few spots left, and our orientation starts on January 4, 2017.

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. The 2017 course is full.

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, and Brain on Fire, by Susannah Cahalan. Many of these courses are available to purchase.