Memoir, Nonfiction

  • Term: Fall 2022
  • Start Date: September 18, 2022
  • End Date: September 25, 2022
  • Day of Week: Sunday
  • Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Level: Introductory
  • Audience: Adult
  • Location: Online
  • Availability: Yes
  • Public Price: $210.00
  • Member Price: $189.00

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Write Your Memoir: How to Structure, Outline, & Bring Your Story to Life

In this two-week crash course, memoir author Ingrid Ricks will arm you with the tools you need to dive into your memoir. You will learn the four most common story structure techniques, as well as the simple outlining process Ricks employs for every book project she takes on. From there, you will delve into the six powerful narrative writing techniques necessary to bring your memoir to life. This class includes a 30-minute individual coaching session.

Registration dates:

August 22: Scholarship Donation Day (Learn more.)

August 23: Member registration opens

August 30: General registration opens

Ingrid Ricks

Ingrid Ricks


Ingrid Ricks is a New York Times-bestselling author, writing coach, ghostwriter, and speaker who is passionate about leveraging personal storytelling to foster healing, awareness, empathy, and change. Her memoirs include Hippie Boy, A Girl's Story, and Focus. Visit