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.

Beginning Fall 2021, we will be adding select in-person classes back to our course catalog. The majority of our classes will still be offered via Zoom.

If a class says IN-PERSON in its title, it will take place in person at our permanent home in Seattle.

If a class says ASYNCHRONOUS in its title, it will take place on Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform.

If a class does not have a marker after its title, it will take place via Zoom.

Instructor: Brenda Peterson

Class Type: 3 Sessions

Start Date: 04/19/2014

Days of the Week: Saturday

Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT

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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