Join our 1-day crash course on the fundamentals of writing a memoir. This course will meet on Sunday, 28 August 2022 from 10:00 – 17:00 at Studio BloemDwars, Bloemgracht 167, 1016 KM Amsterdam (see map). Class size is 8-15 people.

Note: If you are enrolled in one of our 6- to 8-week spring, summer or autumn ‘Level’ courses, don’t forget to use your members’ discount code when you register to receive 25% off.

Learn how to tell your personal story in a way that engages and inspires. This course will cover the following and more:

  • Finding the right narrative voice
  • Making your scenes come alive
  • Structuring your memoir
  • Finding an agent/publisher

Even if you’re not planning to write a book-length memoir, you’ll learn plenty of valuable tricks and tips to make your true stories shine.

Lunch, tea, coffee and snacks provided.

This course is taught by Ellen Keith. Ellen holds a BA in history and creative writing from the University of Alberta and an MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia. Her historical novel The Dutch Wife won the HarperCollins/UBC Prize for Best New Fiction and reached #1 on the Globe & Mail Canadian Fiction Bestseller List and #12 on Publishers Weekly American bestsellers list.

Want help with your draft? You can also sign up for a manuscript review with Ellen.

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