Class: Christine O'Brien - Macro-Micro Memoir: Using Structure and Specifics to Shape Your Nonfiction (Corte Madera Store)

Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 10:00am

Sunday January 6th, 2019 • 10am - 4pm • $140

Micro Macro Memoir, Using Structure and Specifics to Shape your Nonfiction: Students focus on specifics (“micro”) such as scene, exposition, and detail, as well as structural elements, (“macro”), including premise, limiting belief and the 7 steps of story archetype, to generate useable material for their memoirs.

CRAVE sold out of its first printing in only 2 ½ weeks!


“Emotionally Fraught” (Publisher’s Weekly)

“A page turner…compelling.” (Booklist)

“A book that makes the topic of hunger entirely satisfying.” (Kirkus)

“A thoroughly engaging memoir,” (Library Journal)

Named top ten memoirs to look for in 2018 by Bustle and Lit Hub;

Book roundups: HelloGiggles,, Liz and Lisa, Deborah Kalb

Plus upcoming coverage from: Refinery29, Bookhounds, Shelf Awareness, The New York Times Sunday Book Review, and more!

Christine O’Brien grew up in New York and Beverly Hills and is the host of the upcoming writing workshop podcast, Micro Macro Memoir. She teaches at Saint Mary’s College of California.


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ISBN: 9781250128836
Published: St. Martin's Press - November 13th, 2018