Memoir in a Year: Protecting Yourself

A portrait of Spiri Tsintziras

Spiri Tsintziras
28 April 2018 - 10:00 to 1:00 PM
Spiri Tsintziras
Early, Emerging
What is the emotional cost of writing memoir, and how do you cope with the fallout? How do you sustain yourself as a writer on the long journey of researching and writing your own story?

Explore coping techniques in the writing of memoir and how to maintain objectivity in a subjective medium.

About Spiri Tsintziras

Spiri Tsintziras has written several books including ‘Afternoons in Ithaka’, a memoir of self-discovery, family, connection and the power of a tomato. Spiri’s writings have been published in newspapers, magazines and anthologies. Spiri blogs at and runs the communications business Writing Spirit.

Memoir in a Year

Read more about our remaining Memoir in a Year workshops:

Memoir in a Year: Character and Dialogue, 27 January

Memoir in a Year: Showing, not Telling, 24 February

Memoir in a Year: Legal Issues and Ethics, 31 March

Memoir in a Year: Synopsis and Pitch, 26 May


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Member $ 90.00
Concession Member $ 80.00
Non-Member $ 120.00
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