"How to Write a Memoir" is a week-long crash course in, well, how to write a memoir. Everyone will leave the course with a short memoir to submit for publication. The course will provide not only resources and strategies but also a community of other writers from which to draw inspiration and support. At the heart of the course will be the finding and mining of mentor texts for craft moves (how to navigate time and space, build character, write dialogue, employ sensory details, the list goes on...) to use in our own work. Class time will be devoted to writing exercises, discussion, and workshop. Everyone's life contains the seed of a good memoir -- this course will help you find that seed and give it the sunshine and water that it needs to grow.