Class: Adair Lara - How to Write Memoir

Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

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.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
SKU: x89986

How to Write Memoir, Adair Lara, Sat, Oct. 27, 2012, 10:00 - 4:00pm, Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera, CA, 94925

Naked, Drunk, and Writing: Shed Your Inhibitions and Craft a Compelling Memoir or Personal Essay Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580084802
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ten Speed Press - August 31st, 2010

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.