Classes: Memoir

You can see our complete list of classes on our Classes and Workshops page.  The classes below have been categorized as focusing on writing memoir; learn how to tell your tale with one of these classes.

See also the SD Memoir Association Meetings on the 1st Saturday!

You may also be interested in information on Speak, Memory! A Support Group for Memoir (currently full, apply to be added to wait list)

06/27 Coming Out Stories–SDWI’s Pride 2017 Event

In celebration of SD LGBT Pride 2017, and in honor of the 20th anniversary of EllenDeGeneres' ground-breaking, ground-shaking “Coming Out”…

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2017-06/20 Submissions for the Memoir Showcase – 2017

To Submit: 1. Pay Submission fee FIRST 2. Send your submission via email to: Marnifreedman18@gmail.com with "Memoir Showcase 2017" in the Subject…

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2017-07/08 Turning Points with Judy Reeves

Our lives are filled with moments, large and small, that we emerge from a different person. James Joyce called them epiphanies and John L’Heureux…

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2017-07/15 Summer Writing Retreat in Nature

Spend a Summer Saturday writing spontaneously to prompts and exercises in the lively company of other writers, or work on your own project in a…

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2017-07/15 The Best Job in the World: Travel Writing–The Myths and the Reality with Ray Bartlett

Many people think they want to be a travel writer, but what they really want is to get paid to drink margaritas on the beach all day.  Join full…

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2017-09/02 Memoir IV: Voice, Transitions, Symbolism with Marni Freedman

Agents often share that what makes a memoir stand out in the marketplace is a strong author’s voice. In this workshop we will uncover the soul of…

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2017-10/14 Memoir V: Revising, Editing, Publishing with Marni Freedman

In this workshop students will learn the art of editing their memoir including identifying what and where to cut to streamline the plot. Students…

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Weekly Speak, Memory: A Writing and Support Group for Memoirists with Judy Reeves

Contact Judy to be considered for this class (see info below). This small, ongoing group invites memoirists to come together for writing and…

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Weekly Tuesdays: Stories That Want to be Told Read-and-Critique for Memoirists with Judy Reeves

Read and critique is a way – possibly the only way—for writers to hear how their writing sounds to others. This is how we discover what is…

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