Discover the art of story creation using personal life experiences and family history.
Evoke your well of memory and enhance your writing skills using right-brain/left-brain learning techniques.
Develop and write a Miniature Memoir. Focus, structure and start your book.
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*Discounts available to all past participants of Irene Graham’s workshops – residential and online
Listen to Audio Tutorials
Audio Tutorials provided in each of the 12 Lesson Plans are short and concise and relate to the elements of writing memoir using right-brain/left-brain learning techniques.
Read the Workbook
The workbook is fully interactive with the Audio Tutorials. Writers follow the workbook in a step-by- step process and learn how to weave and structure life experiences into story.
Techniques & Exercises
Evoke and enhance memory from our writing techniques and exercises. They also strengthen your authentic writing voice as you focus, develop and write your memoirs.
LIVE Writing Discussions
We guide you forwards
every step of the way.
Memoir Writing Rooms
We also provide ongoing support in our writing rooms to help you navigate your writing journey.
Protect your Memoirs for future generations. Preserve them in our Online Archive.
Then continue your writing journey with us….
Based on right-brain/left-brain learning techniques and exercises, Irene Graham’s workshops have inspired writers for over 20 years. Her online course is a state of the art, simple to use, step-by-step approach to memoir writing.
This memoir writing course is different because:
Completion of this online course entitles you to access our Writers’ Network to work with Irene Graham in all genres and at advanced stages of the writing process.
Lessons are timed – this focuses your writing and your writing schedule.
The (timed) course is 24 hours duration – which you schedule for yourself over 16 weeks.
Note: Many writers complete the course in 7 to 10 weeks. By doing so there is plenty of time to revise any aspect of the course and make use of our writing rooms.
Our LIVE Writing Discussions aim to guide you forwards with your writing and keep you focused. Participants partake in 4 x LIVE Writing Discussions throughout their course.
While our LIVE Writing Discussions guide you forwards and help with your writing, if you happen to miss a Discussion…it won’t effect you continuing with your Online Course – the LIVE Discussions do NOT form a part of the actual course.
Your first LIVE Writing Discussion takes place on the second day of your course. Dates of subsequent Discussions are posted with your online course.
The Memoir Writing Workbook is designed to help you through each stage of your writing journey, in a step-by-step process.
It is a full colour, easy to read 236 pages with:
We believe making time to write is precious. Writers are therefore not expected to read others work. You can share any part of your work with other writers privately – having met them in our Memoir Writing Rooms and LIVE Discussions.
In the Memoir Writing Rooms writers can engage with all writers partaking in our online memoir writing courses regardless of start dates, not just their particular course.
Participants in our online course may submit any number of Miniature Memoirs to our Online Archive, free of charge, throughout the course.
This archive and website, The Memoir Writing Club, is included in the Digital Archive of The British Library – which means your stories are preserved and protected for future generations, forever!
This archive will be offered to the Public as a reading resource, free of charge.
Access: Choose your Start Date and Enroll in the online course, spaces are limited, so do it now so you won’t be disappointed.
On the Start Date of your course, Log In to the website with your User Name and Password. Our system will automatically provide you with access to our Online Memoir Writing Course
Workbook Delivery: Participants in our online course receive by post their copy of The Memoir Writing Workbook - free delivery worldwide. The first two Lesson Plans in our online course do not require the workbook.
Discount to online course fees apply if you previously purchased a copy of The Memoir Writing Workbook.The Memoir Writing Workbook is not available to purchase separately.
Recommend a book – Discuss a book – it’s up to you!
Created and tutored by Irene Graham, The Memoir Writing Workshop online course is based on Irene's internationally renowned writing techniques and her 20 years experience of tutoring fiction and memoir writing workshops.
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....well everyone has a story to tell!
If you want to:
then this course is for you. Your writing will surprise you!
Remember, you can write in private yet be a part of a great community of writers. You can choose what you want to tear up, what you want to do with your stories, and who you want to read them. Whatever…we’ll be there all the way to help you write your story.We welcome: