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Starts February 6th, 2024

How to Craft Memoirs that Resonate

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Memory Man

Daniel Kaplan

Join our expert story coach, Daniel, for compelling video lessons and additional live sessions throughout the month.

Live session dates and times for the February cohort are:
Session 1 - Tuesday,  February 6th, 6 pm ET
Session 2 - Tuesday,  February 13th, 6 pm ET
Session 3 - Tuesday,  February 20th, 6 pm ET
Session 4 - Tuesday, February 27th, 6 pm ET

If you can't make it to a session, don't worry recordings will be uploaded for you to enjoy at your own pace alongside the rest of the course.

IT'S TIME TO TELL YOUR STORY

Pen a Captivating Memoir with Expert Guidance

Prepare yourself for the most comprehensive Memoir writing experience you could wish for.

Recommended Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced

From foundational practices to specific, scene-based methods, you’ll explore the core techniques behind transforming your scattered memories into a compelling narrative.

Uncover the science and psychology of memoir, carve a compelling narrative, highlight conflict, find your voice, and ratchet up tension as you immerse yourself in every essential element of writing a successful memoir that resonates with readers.

Whether you're a veteran writer looking to refine your craft or a newcomer to the world of memoirs, Memories to Masterpiece's live interactive sessions and wealth of assignments will give you the tools and techniques to tell your story with maximum impact.

These same techniques are applicable whether you'll be writing your own memoirs, or intend to ghostwrite for others.

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Explore the Full Curriculum

 

In this foundation-setting introductory module, we’ll :

  • Explore how to form a clear narrative structure out of a series of events that might seem unrelated.
  • Look at the relationship between memory and truth, and how these factor into the creation of a fascinating memoir.
  • How to carve out a hero’s journey for yourself without needing to completely fabricate major parts of your life.

  • Explore what makes a compelling scene, versus a flat one that will leave audiences cold.
  • How to build tension in the audience with pacing techniques and framing moments in your story in the most effective manner.

 

  • What constitutes a deep point of view, and why is it instrumental in crafting living, breathing narratives that let readers truly feel like they’re living another life?
  • Uncover the secrets employed by bestselling authors to shorten or eliminate narrative distance by writing as yourself instead of about yourself.

  • How to translate the way we naturally interpret the world onto the page, so readers feel like they’re truly part of your life.
  • The correct way to build mood and atmosphere – and the lazy mistakes most aspiring authors make that leaves their work drenched in cliché.
  • What it means to “show don’t tell,” and how that advice can be good and bad when it comes to writing your memoir.

Find the Narrative Heartbeat of Your Story

Write Memoir Better Than Ever Before

Memoir Writing

4 complete modules to help you craft the perfect memoir, featuring video lessons, live classes and module assignments.

Creative Supplements

Access to supplements and examples for key learning.

Worksheets

Easy-to-follow worksheets, including our full Character Creator to help shape the people of your story.

Writing Prompts

50 amazing writing prompts to fire up your imagination.

Member Community

AutoCrit's Member Community network - so you can connect with like-minded authors and attend member exclusive live events!

Writers Love Our Courses... And You Will Too

Daryl M.​
Daryl M.​Author
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The guest speakers alone are worth the price of admission. It’s like a writer’s convention in your home. Well worth the time, effort, and investment. ​
Joseph P.
Joseph P.Author
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I’ve never felt so welcome and valued in a course before. Both teachers and students were so graceful towards one another from start to finish.​
M.R. Hartman
M.R. HartmanAuthor
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Excellent quality, filled with recommendations, advice and content, as promised. There was a LOT more added into it than I was expecting to receive. What an eye opener this was for me!
Jared S.
Jared S.Author
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These courses are helping me build my confidence and skill as a writer. I love that I keep access to the materials after the class is finished.
Megan L.
Megan L.Author
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Love the efficiency and value of the course. The offline work paired with the lessons, then reinforced by the live class, in addition to real-time instructor/student feedback.
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100% Money Back Guarantee

Memories to Masterpieces is a deep, thoughtful, and jam-packed course with a complete look at this popular genre.
We think you'll love it.

But if you don’t believe that anything you’ve encountered throughout the course has helped make you a better memoir author, we’re not going to just forget about you. Your purchase is an investment in your skills as a writer – so it’s only fair you expect an improvement in your abilities.

If you feel that hasn’t happened, just let us know within 60 days of purchase and we’ll be happy to offer you a full refund.

Register Now: Course Begins February 6th!

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