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Noncredit Workshop

Writing the Memoir: A One-Day Intensive

With: Darien Gee
Info: Mar 21, 2015 • Sat • 9:00am-4:00pm • 1 mtg • UHM Sakamaki C102 • $125 includes materials and a copy of Writing the Hawai i Memoir: Advice and Exercises to Help You Tell Your Story (Watermark Publishing)
Event ID: L13668

Do you have a story to tell? Have people told you that you should write a memoir? Have you been trying to find a way to get words onto paper but don`t know how to begin? Then Writing the Memoir is for you!

Join national bestselling author Darien Gee for an information-packed, one-day workshop intensive on writing the stories of your life. In this workshop you`ll:

• learn about the craft of memoir writing
• explore different ways to find your story and decide where to begin
• discuss challenges such as writer`s block and the personal and ethical issues involved in writing about real events and people
• develop a structure for your writing project
• set goals so you can finish what you start
• learn about different publication options to consider once your project is complete, and
• write!

Optional one-on-one consults on your writing project/creative life are available for 25 minutes ($45) following the workshop. Six slots available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Email pnm@hawaii.edu if interested.

Darien Gee is the international bestselling author of two novels published by Random House and three novels (written as Mia King) published by Penguin. Her work has been published in over 14 countries and is available in print, audio, digital and large print formats. Her most recent book, Writing the Hawai i Memoir, was published by Watermark Publishing in Honolulu. Her website is www.dariengee.com. She lives and writes from the Big Island of Hawaii.

Darien Gee is a masterful teacher and coach.
-- Catherine Kalama Becker, UH Hilo Associate Professor of Communication

Darien Gee instills the confidence every new author needs to let the words fly. -- Pamela Young, KITV news reporter and co-author, My Name is Makia: A Memoir of Kalaupapa.

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Taught by Social Media Club Hawaii (SMCHI) professional member.

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