Course Catalog

Life Stories: A Master Seminar on Memoir

Your life is a story with drama, meaningful relationships, and unique insights. Whether you’re writing for self-exploration, publication, or to create a family legacy, this seminar helps you craft, create, and publish your memoir. From self-discovery to publishing, Peterson gives you the structure, editorial insights, and writing tools to turn your life into a story that inspires others. Writing exercises,workshop setting, and nourishing, constructive class critiques — join our writing community and tell your story. Meeting once a month, there are twelve spots total in this course.

Course meeting dates: April 19, May 24, June 21.

Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online until further notice. If there's a possibility that your class might take place in person, you will be notified in advance. Even if classes can be held in person, there will always be a hybrid option to participate via Zoom.

Classes with "Zoom" in the title will be held via Zoom even after our doors open. Classes listed as "Online" will be held on Wet Ink, our platform for asynchronous learning.

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Brenda Peterson

Class Type: 3 Sessions

Start Date: 04/19/2014

Days of the Week: Saturday

Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 12

$220.50 Member Price:
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$245.00 General Price:

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Brenda Peterson

Brenda Peterson is the author of 17 books. Her memoir I Want to Be Left Behind was selected as a “Top Ten Best Nonfiction Books of the Year” by The Christian Science Monitor. Her first memoir Build Me an Ark: A Life with Animals, was a “Best Spiritual Book of the Year.” Since 1990, Peterson has taught private classes and helped many of her student publish.

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