Writing Purposeful Memoir: Fueling Our Creative Fires

Writing Purposeful Memoir: Fueling Our Creative Fires

Although the rhyme says April showers bring May flowers, April is actually a FIRE month, and in my elemental framework for memoir, FIRE represents our passions, as well as the trials and tribulations we may face as we move through life. In this three-hour workshop, open to women writers at any stage of their writing journey, […]

February Purposeful Memoir Workshop: Looking for Love

February Purposeful Memoir Workshop: Looking for Love

February’s catalyst for memoir writing is “Looking for Love.” From my Writer’s Companion guide for memoirists: “This February, don’t settle for the thin veneer of romance that passes for Cupid’s arrow on Valentine’s Day. Go deeper. Who and what have you truly loved?” Come ready to write and share in good company! What: Purposeful memoir […]

February Purposeful Memoir Workshop: Dreaming Deep

February Purposeful Memoir Workshop: Dreaming Deep

The theme of my first purposeful memoir workshop of 2018 is “Dreaming Deep.” From my Writer’s Companion guide to purposeful memoir: “In winter, though the ice may be frozen over the stream, the water still flows beneath. Your task is to drill down through the layers that have formed between you and your childhood, surprising […]