Writing Memoir: Finding a Structure and a Framework to Tell Your Story
Writing Memoir: Finding a Structure and a Framework to Tell Your Story explores the difference between a structure and a framework, and delves into several ways to structure your memoir (above and beyond chronological). Participants will also learn tips for discovering the essential narrative arc of their manuscript and will have the opportunity to learn strategies to brainstorm a variety of scenes. Samples from 21st-century memoirs will be shared.
Leanne Shirtliffe the author of several picture books and the humour memoir, Don’t Lick the Minivan: And Other Things I Never Thought I’d Say to my Kids. When she’s not trying to put words in some semblance of order, Leanne can be found teaching high school or hanging out with her family in the suburbs. She used to travel.