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Memoir Writing Workshops:

"Writing About Illness"

The Illness Memoir:

An Annotated List

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"Seven Types of Memoir"

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"Writing the Memoir"

Thomas Larson has given two-hour, all-day, and weeklong workshops at bookstores, writing centers, libraries, writers' guilds, private groups, and universities for beginning and advanced memoirists throughout the United States.

From 2007 to 2014, venues include:

Santa Fe Summer Workshop (Santa Fe, NM)

Hudson Valley Writers' Center (Sleepy Hollow, NY)

MFA Low-Residency (Ashland, OH)

The Writers' Center (Bethesda, MD)

The Writers' Workshoppe (Port Townsend, WA)

Warwick’s Bookstore (La Jolla, CA)

Ghost Ranch (Santa Fe, NM)

Ghost Ranch Fall Writing Festival (Abiquiu, NM)

St. Louis Writer’s Guild

Lancaster (PA) Literary Guild

Writers’ Center of Indiana (Indianapolis, IN)

Mobile Writers Guild (Mobile, AL)

Bookpeople (Austin, TX)

Houston (TX) Public Library

Palm Springs (CA) Public Library

Book Passage (Corte Madera, CA)

Margaret Mitchell House (Atlanta, GA)

OLLI Memoir Writers (Auburn, AL)

Clemente Program (Port Hadlock, WA)

Wordstock (Portland, OR)

Kansas City (MO) Public Library

Columbia (MO) Public Library

The Loft (Minneapolis, MN)

Worthington Library (Columbus, OH)

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Price: email me

Writing Workshops
Writing About Significant People Print E-mail
Writing Workshops

 

Writing About Significant People

Besides yourself, choose three people central to your memoir.

One is well-known to you; another is a mystery; the third has a bit of both.

Choose one. Think of a particular time when you knew this person, especially if you’ve known him or her a long time. The more specific the better.

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Writing About Significant Places Print E-mail
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Writing About Significant Places

(An alternative is to choose an object—a violin; a Buick; a rowboat—that figures into your memoir.)

Choose three places (of small size; humanly habitable) that figure into where your memoir is located.

One is well-recalled; another shrouded; a third in between. Choose one.

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