Celebrating the written word
Judy Goldman is the award-winning author of six books--two memoirs, two novels and two books of poetry. Her newest memoir, Together: A Memoir of a Marriage and a Medical Mishap, was published by Nan A Talese/Knopf Doubleday in February. Her work has appeared in The Southern Review, Kenyon Review, Ohio Review, Gettysburg Review, Prairie Schooner, Shenandoah, USA Today, Literary Hub, The Washington Post and Real Simple Magazine.
What you will learn: In this workshop, geared to both beginning and experienced writers, Judy will give all the tips she wishes she had known when she first started writing memoir. She'll discuss coming up with a seductive opening, finding your way into your voice, learning the difference in scene and summary, understanding the importance of reflection. She'll address how much to reveal about the people close to you. She'll also give publishing tips. Class will include exercises to discover your most engaging material.
Charlotte Writers' Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, P.O. Box 220954, Charlotte, NC 28222-0954