Flash Memoir Writing Workshop
Learn how to transform a memory or experience from your life into the focused art of flash memoir (under 1000 words) with writer and editor Melisse Gelula. This is a nonfiction writing workshop for adults 18 years and up. No formal writing experience necessary!
Together we’ll read contemporary examples of flash memoir, identifying the tools writers use to achieve their short, sweet—and emotionally rich—stories.
Attendees will begin a draft of their flash memoir in the workshop and receive ideas and motivation for continuing independently at home. If time allows, some attendees may have the opportunity to share their new work.
Please bring a pen and notebook.
This workshop welcomes the participation and partnership of Tusten Social Sage Sessions.
Melisse Gelula is the co-founder of Well+Good, an award-winning media company for which she was named one of 10 Writers and Editors Who Are Changing the National Conversation by Adweek. With a journalism career spanning digital, magazines, and book publishing (Fodor’s/Random House), Melisse has written for dozens of lifestyle outlets and has shared her expertise with Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, the New York Times, and more. Having grown Well+Good to a successful acquisition in 2018, she is currently writing a mother-daughter memoir about being raised by a child psychologist who starts to hear voices. She lives in Narrowsburg, NY. You can follow her on Instagram @MelisseJoy