A Path to Writing and Publishing Memoirs

Sue Silverman
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
3:00 p.m. EST

“A Conversation with Award-Winning Author Sue William Silverman
on Writing and Publishing Memoir”

It\’s been said that everyone has a story to tell.

Are you interested in writing your own memoir? Does the thought of writing and publishing your own story seem overwhelming? Maybe you\’re not sure where to start, or you lack the confidence and knowledge to find your authentic voice.

Then join us as Sue William Silverman,, author of Fearless Confessions: A Writer\’s Guide to Memoir, and Love Sick: One Woman\’s Journey through Sexual Addiction (Norton, and a Lifetime TV movie) as she guides us through the process of memoir writing and publishing, and helps us find our “real” voices.

Silverman\’s first memoir, Because I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember You, won the AWP award in creative nonfiction and she teaches at the low-residency MFA in Writing program at Vermont College of Fine Arts. She has appeared on programs such as The View, Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN; a John Stossel Special on ABC-TV; CNN-Headline News; the Montel Williams Show; the Ricki Lake Show; the Morning Show with Mike and Juliet; and both the U. S. and Canadian Discovery Channels. She was also featured in an episode of “The Secret Lives of Women” on WE-TV.

The teleseminar will address the following:

  • The redemptive power of memoir.
  • How to find the courage to write your story
  • Tips on bringing your story to life
  • Where to begin your story
  • How to know what to include in a memoir
  • How to find the courage to show your story to friends, family, the world
  • Do you need an agent to market your story
  • What are different publishing outlets for your story
  • Tips for marketing your story
  • Is it important to find a community of writers

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Seminar Time:3:00 EST

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