Kendra Bonnett and I offer online classes to women memoir writers.
We offer Internet marketing classes for women authors.
We have a DVD set: The [Essential] Women's Memoir Writing Workshop -- that is available for purchase through our website: http://www.womensmemoirs.com The Workshop is also available as a series of 21 online videos.
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
We offer online critique groups that we organize and facilitate.
My professional associations:
Story Circle Network
Association of Personal Historians
"Kamy and Brooke --
Congratulations and best wishes for a successful She Writes Press. It is an empowering next step in the evolution of She Writes. You both bring to this new press a depth of understanding of what is needed in this ever-changing…"
The emotions are a significant part of our lives, changing throughout the day. Aristotle was one of the earliest philosophers to describe emotions believing there were 7 pairs: mildness/anger, love/hatred, confidence/fear,…"
"Hi Adela: Yes, you are right. Science tells us that smell was the first sense to evolve, making it our most primitive sense. It is intertwined in the brain with the center for our emotions, behavior and long-term memory. That's why smelling…"
"The sense of smell is the hardest for me to remember to incorporate. There are a couple people in my book club that just relish the sentences that describe smell. I read somewhere that the area of the brain that processes smell is very…"
"It's this notion of learning to craft a sentence that intrigues, to refine it so much that it positively gleams with lyricism and meaning, to discover the only word that could possibly have been chosen...ah the dream! I have loved your series…"
Matilda Butler, SheWrites Guest Editor and Co-Founder Women's Memoirs Writing Prompt #6, Dorothy Parker and Descriptions of EmotionsEmotions. Whether associated with traumatic events such as the death of a parent or friend or ordinary activities such as getting a phone call from a good friend with the news that her son is engaged, our bodies are processing emotions all day long. Yet when it comes to writing, many people get…See More
"Hi Maggie: Dialogue is an element of writing that can be practiced and improved. I've picked up lines just by listening. Sometimes, I turn them into personal writing prompts. How about this one overhead on a bus in Southern California where I…"
Welcome, Matilda! Please join us on the WOMEN READING ALOUD group page on SHEWRITES. Raise your voice! Tell us what you're reading, doing, writing...we want to hear from you. Delighted to be connected.
"Hm. You've made me think, Emily. I wanted to tell you that periods of enforced non-writing, like when we start a new, demanding job, or have a new baby or a child who is in a crisis, that those, for me, wind up storing up huge reserves of…"
I loved your post about fear and not writing. I wanted to mention, too, that you just left a familiar situation and started a new and demanding job. That would stop most anybody from writing, I think. Some jobs, too, are not conducive to…"
"It is easy to say but hard to do, I'll admit. She was in a class, too, meaning she already had a peer group and a teacher to be her support team as she was theirs. Emily, I would think everybody gets disheartened by rejection and everybody…"