Adair Lara shows how to get your memoir started—or finished. You will learn all the vital elements: the arc, reflective voice, scene vs. narrative, fact vs. truth, and writing about family members. She also explains what it takes to get published. There will be in-class exercises and assignments. Writers of fiction and essays are welcome too. A former San Francisco Chronicle columnist, Lara is the author of 12 books, including Naked, Drunk and Writing, her popular guide to essay and memoir.
How to Write Memoir, Adair Lara, Sat, Oct. 27, 2012, 10:00 - 4:00pm, Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera, CA, 94925
The material is right there in front of you. You ve known yourself for, well, a lifetime and you finally feel ready to share your story with the world. Yet when it actually comes time to put pen to paper, you find that you re stumped.
Enter Adair Lara: award-winning author, seasoned columnist, beloved writing coach, and the answer to all of your autobiographical quandaries.