Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture
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Learn How to Create a Family Memoir this Thanksgiving at Bona Fide Books Nov 23

Posted on October 31, 2014
Filed Under South Tahoe Events

Memoir There's More you Should Know Tahoe CultureThe Book-In-Hand Roadshow chose Tahoe’s Bona Fide Books for its memoir writing event, “Holiday Memories: Learn How to Create a Family Memoir this Thanksgiving,” on Sunday, Nov. 23, from 6:30 to 9PM.

Whether your children have asked you to recapture treasured moments, stories, and traditions, or simply to record valuable family information, many seniors are now sitting down to write about their lives.

At this workshop, former Random House Senior Editor and memoir writing coach Jennifer Basye Sander will help you get that book project started! She’ll guide you through the process of putting your memories onto the page and then turning them into a more structured personal memoir. You’ll learn how to create a family memoir; capture, document and organize the stories; and, determine the theme of your memoir.

Who should come? Writers, people thinking about writing a book, and those who just want to get out of the house for a few hours before the holiday madness sets in. This event is supported by Poets & Writers, Inc. through a grant it has received from The James Irvine Foundation.

This South Lake Tahoe event takes place Sunday, Nov. 23, 6:30 – 9pm; Bona Fide Books, 1069 Magua Street, #4, in Meyers.

Register on-line at Session fee $30; Seniors $25 or for more information contact Ingrid Lundquist  (916) 719-1776.

There’s More You Should Know by Jennifer Basye Sander, Skyhorse Publishing 2014

Beautifully designed with full-color illustrations throughout, this book is a special place for parents to record the most significant reflections and remembrances of their lives, and it is sure to be a treasured keepsake for their children and grandchildren for many years to come. A great holiday gift, autographed copies will be available for sale at the workshop.

About The Book-In-Hand Roadshow

The Book-In-Hand Roadshow offers sessions about the process of writing, creating and marketing a book, editing, book publicity tours, graphic design, self-publishing and working with traditional publishing houses. The subject matter experts speak plain English and generously share their knowledge about taking your ideas from words on paper to book-in-hand. In its fourth tour year, the roadshow has held sessions in Northern California and Hawaii.

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