Friday, August 7 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Write and Publish Your Book-Length Memoir PART 1

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Have a life-story just begging to be told? This fun and lively workshop will guide participants in identifying a particularly compelling life event or era and using it to shape their book-length memoir. In studying excerpts of published memoir, we’ll discuss plot and narrative arc, characterization, dialogue, setting, historical details, the importance of research, and the ethics involved in writing memoir that includes family members and friends.

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Melissa Hart

Melissa Hart is the author of the memoirs, Wild Within: How Rescuing Owls Inspired a Family (Lyons, 2014) and Gringa: A Contradictory Girlhood (Seal, 2009). She's a contributing editor at The Writer Magazine; her essays have appeared in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times... Read More →

Friday August 7, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PDT
Mount St. Helens

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