Jump Start Your Memoir

  • Saturday, October 19, 2019
  • Sunday, October 20, 2019
  • 2 sessions
  • Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10:00 AM 3:00 PM (PDT)
  • Sunday, October 20, 2019, 10:00 AM 3:00 PM (PDT)
  • BARN Writers' Studio, Class Code: WR101919EB
  • 4


To register and pay off-line, please call the registrar at (206) 842-4475 x216 or come into BARN.

Be sure to "Join Waitlist" if this class fills (there is no cost to do so) and we will notify you if a seat opens up or this class gets offered again.
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For those who have always wanted to write a memoir, but just haven't gotten pen to paper (or need a little motivation to keep going).  A 2-day workshop that offers multiple short lessons and writing prompts to help you delve into issues such as finding your subject, voice, and perspective; creating dynamic characters and scenes; shaping a story; and crafting language. 

“That weekend is used as a starting point, a pin in my personal map, as I’ve made my journey toward creativity.  Plus, it was a whole lot of fun!” — comment from a student.

Erica Bauermeister is the bestselling author of four novels, including The School of Essential Ingredients and The Scent Keeper, as well as the upcoming memoir, House Lessons.  She has a PhD in literature from the U.W. and has taught there and Antioch University, as well as in workshops at Hedgebrook, Write on the Sound, and the Chuckanut Writers Conference, among others.  She currently lives in Port Townsend.

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