NAMW Telesummit Recordings

Learn with recordings of past memoir writing summits

The Keys to Memoir Writing

Expert Advice on Memoirs from A to Z

No matter where youare in your memoir writing journey, whether just starting out, or finished with your third draft, or ready for publication and marketing, over the past few years, we've pulled together some of the best authorities on writing and publishing a memoir.

We believe that writing a memoir is an adventure, a challenge, and a journey that challenges writers to craft a story, capture memories, and become an editor, marketer, and even a publisher. By offering these telesummits as downloadable recordings, we hope to carry you through this process toward a richer experience as a memoir writer.

NAMW 2016 Spring Telesummit Recording

Breaking Through—Writing the Forbidden Stories in your Memoir

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Highlights include:

  • Sara Connell: Truth can be Stranger than Fiction- Finding the Courage and Craft to Write and Publish Memoir
  • Brooke Warner: Walking the Radical Edge toward Publishing Your Truth

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NAMW 2015 Spring Telesummit Recordings

The Power of Story: Write a Memoir with Heart and Craft

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Presentations include:

  • Lisa Cron: What Your Reader Really Wants: 5 Steps to Writing an Irresistible Memoir
  • Denis LeDoux: Choose the Form for Your Memoir—Book, Mini-Memoir, Flash Memoir, Anthology
  • Amy Ferris: Saving our Lives through Writing
  • Brooke Warner and Linda Joy Myers: How to Make People Fall in Love with Your Memoir

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NAMW 2014 Spring Telesummit Recordings

Angles of View–Writing and Sharing Your Memoir

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Presentations include:

  • Sue William Silverman: The Serial Memoirist: How Many Memoirs Does it Take to Tell Your Story?
  • John Kremer: How to Market a Memoir as a Bestseller
  • Christine Houser: Write Your Flash Memoirs
  • Martha Alderson: How to Pre-Plot Your Transformation in Your Memoir: Yes, Even Memoirs Have Plots!

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NAMW 2013 Spring Telesummit Recordings

Memoir in the New Millennium

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Presentations include:

  • Denis Ledoux: A Grass Roots Movement: Memoir over the Last Two Decades–and Into the Future
  • Jerry Waxler: Lessons from the Memoir Revolution
  • Stephanie Chandler: Own Your Niche on the Internet and Beyond: Simple Strategies to Build Your Audience and Sell More Books
  • Joel Friedlander: Publishing Strategies for Self-Publishers
  • Matilda Butler: Walls Come Tumbling Down: Impact of Change on Publishing, Marketing, and Writing

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NAMW 2015 Fall Telesummit Recording

Truth and Transformation in Memoir

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This summit’s presentations include the following:

  • Jordan Rosenfeld and Martha Alderson: Digging Deep into Plot and Scene to Write a Great Memoir
  • Melissa Cistaro: On Memoir: Putting the Pieces Together
  • Andy Ross: An Agent’s Perspective on Writing Memoir

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NAMW 2014 Fall Telesummit Recordings

Breaking Silence

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Presentations include:

  • Sue William Silverman: Confessional and (Finally) Proud of It
  • Amy Ferris: Awakening to your greatness
  • Linda Joy Myers: Breaking Open: The Heart of Writing Memoir—Courage and Permission to Write Your Truth
  • Amy Friedman: Writing Your Memoir: After the Sorrow and Anger
  • Brooke Warner: Writing Shame and Trauma for Publication—How to Write in the Space between What Happened and What People Can Handle

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NAMW 2013 Fall Telesummit Recordings

Writing on the Edge

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Presentations include:

  • Amy Friedman: Writing Without a Net
  • Jordan Rosenfeld: How to Use the Hallmark of Great Fiction Writing—the Scene—in Memoir
  • Howard Van Es: Cashing in with Kindle

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NAMW 2012 Fall Telesummit Recordings

From Story to Sold! Becoming a Successful Memoir Author

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Presentations include:

  • Mike O’Mary: How to get Published, Reach Thousands of Readers, and Avoid Lawsuits with your Memoir
  • Lisa Cron: Wired for Story: Using Brain Science to Write an Unforgettable Memoir
  • Nina Amir: How to Use Your Blog to Get Your Story Told and Sold

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