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Online Workshop: The Story of Your Life: How to Build Your Memoir

Writers Victoria

Event Date: 20 March 2022
Author / Presenters: Anna Spargo-Ryan

This session will take place online, via Writers Victoria’s online platform. Full details for participation will be provided.
You will learn:
The tenets of narrative nonfiction writing
Narrative distance and life writing
How to think about making a structure out of a life
Approaching trauma writing
How to bring your work to an audience 
Please bring
1000 words of your own writing for exercises.
About Anna Spargo-Ryan
Anna Spargo-Ryan is the author of two novels,  The Gulf and The Paper House.  She was the inaugural winner of the Horne Prize and is the nonfiction editor of ISLAND Magazine. Her new book, a blended memoir about complex mental illness, is forthcoming from Pan Macmillan.
If you’re purchasing a full price workshop at $215, consider a full price one-year membership ($75) plus member-priced workshop ($155) will cost just $230 and give you discounts on all our services plus a year's subscription to ‘The Victorian Writer’ magazine.
And if you have a concession card, a one-year membership ($55) plus member-concession workshop ($135) will cost you only $190.

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