Melissa Hart

Wordcrafters Presents

New Memoir Classes with Melissa Hart!

Ready to start writing your memoir? Memoirist Melissa Hart teaches participants how to choose a theme and/or era around which to shape your book. She’ll help you deepen your understanding of setting, characterization, dialogue, narrative arc, and theme. Using examples from published memoir, she’ll discuss chapter and overall book structure and teach basic skills in crafting setting, characterization, dialogue, narrative arc, and theme. Participants will come away with a solid sense of how to begin their memoir and sustain its creation from the first to the final page.

Part 1: Finding Your Story

4 Tuesdays: July 5, 12, 19, and August 2 from 6:00-8:00 pm (no class July 26)
Wordcrafters Workshop, 438 Charnelton, Suite 102
Part 2: Building and Deepening Your Story
4 Tuesdays: August 9, 16, 23, 30 from 6:00-8:00 pm
Wordcrafters Workshop, 438 Charnelton, Suite 102

Register for both classes and save $30.

Register and learn more at Wordcrafters in Eugene.


Melissa Hart is the author of two book-length memoirs–Wild Within (Lyons, 2015) and Gringa (Seal, 2009). Her short essays have appeared in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, Mothering, Hemispheres, The Advocate, Woman’s Day, Horizon Air Magazine, Oregon Quarterly, and numerous other publications.

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