Diana Raab to Teach Memoir at SBWC, June 16-21

Writing tips and wisdoms for writing a riveting memoir

9:00-11:30 AM
Vista III

This workshop will offer you valuable tips and insights for writing a compelling memoir. We will discuss many subjects, including how to decide what story to tell, and what are the important elements in writing a memoir. You’ll learn what prompts someone to pick up your book, and what causes them not to want to put it down. The class time will include lecture, discussion, and writing exercises. The content will be suitable to those who have been contemplating writing a memoir, as well as writers who are already doing so. You will leave the workshop inspired, motivated, and with many snippets of writing to be used in your memoir,

Diana Raab, MFA, PhD is an award-winning memoirist, poet, and blogger. She’s been writing personal stories and memoir for more than four decades. She’s the author of nine books, including two memoirs. Regina’s Closet, and Healing With Words. Her latest books are Writing for Bliss: A Seven-Step Plan for Telling Your Story and Transforming Your Life (winner of Feathered Quill Book Award for best self-help book), and  Writing for Bliss: A Companion Journal.