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FREE | Write A Memoir The World Will Read

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Free
| Write A Memoir The World Will Read
Learn how to look at your life and write about it in a way that will help you find success with readers.

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How This Workshop Will Help You

If you’re not famous, can you write a memoir people will want to read? YES, if you understand what makes an ordinary person’s life interesting. Many great examples are already published, and they share a common quality that YOU CAN LEARN TO DO. Writer/Speaker Myra Levine will show you how to look at your life and write about it in a way that will help you find success with readers.

What You’ll Do in the Workshop

• Analyze memoirs written by “unknowns” who became best-sellers

• Practice writing memories on paper

• Learn how to approach your story in a way that will take your story to a higher level

Who Should Attend

• Anyone who wants to write a memoir but wonders who will want to read it

• Those who have a story that could help others

• Those who have a story meant just for family or friends

• Writers at all levels of competence and confidence

About Myra

Myra Levine is on a mission: to make sure that nobody dies with their story still inside them. She shows people how to turn their memories into interesting stories—even novels—with techniques not taught in school. She’ll help you turn your knowledge into a book to promote your career. Her classes are FUN. To Myra, writing isn’t about grammar or spelling or knowing where to put the commas; it’s about capturing a moment in a way that brings it to life. As a writing coach, she challenges her clients to dig deeper into their lives to find the germ of an idea that will become a great story, or a dozen great stories, or a terrific novel. Her favorite students fall into two categories: people who are sure they can’t write, and people who are sure they can!

Before turning to fiction, Myra spent decades writing television and radio scripts, instructional videos, and corporate marketing programs. She won many local and regional advertising awards before leaving corporate life to become a wife and mother of two adopted kids. Stay-at-home-motherhood rekindled her ambition to write fiction.

As Myra puts it, “If you turn the truth into fiction, you’re less likely to get sued.”

Myra’s new novel, The Dead Mothers’ Club, was just released in May 2020. This book and her first, Revenge of the Soccer Moms, are available on Amazon.com in print and e-book.

Venue

Virtual Event

Organizer

Myra Levine

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