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Kickstart Your Memoir

Time to get started on that memoir!

  • Starts Jun 1
  • $120 - $160
  • Found Books, 208 1 St W, Cochrane, AB T4C 1B7

Available spots


Service Description

Kick Start Your Memoir is a six-hour course offering the tools and hands on experience you need to begin or carry on with your life story. Whether you want to use memoir for self-reflection and discovery, grieving and healing, to bring meaning to your life, to become famous, or to create a legacy for your family, you will fit right in as a beginner or seasoned pro. We'll explore everything from what a memoir is and self-knowledge, to theme, setting, voice, scene building and more. Throughout you will write parts of your life story. When designing courses Sharon draws from a unique combination of her ground-breaking research and journal writing techniques developed when completing her MA in life writing and certification as a journal writing facilitator in the U.S. She has been teaching memoir writing to students across the globe for almost two decades. She has ghostwritten six memoirs and her work as a journalist has been widely published in Canadian newspapers and magazines and her memoir writing has appeared in anthologies. Location: Found Books, Cochrane Duration: 6 hours split into three, 2-hour sessions Dates: Three two-hour sessions starting June 1/24. Course limit: 12 students Instructor: Sharon Pearce-McLeay MA, CJF More information and registration: AWCS at https://www.alexandrawriters.org/store/p540/kickstart-your-memoir.html Found Books: foundbookshop.com


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

Please cancel or reschedule a course or service at least 48 hours before the course or service is due to commence.


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