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Group Coaching — Winter 2021

If you’re ready to get serious about your memoir, check out my 3-month Group Coaching session that kicks off January 9th 2021. This is a powerful combination of one-on-one coaching with me and group sessions to ensure you nail your memoir structure and knock out the first three chapters. To see what people are saying, click here

  • Dates: Saturday mornings — January: 9th, 16th & 30th, February: 13th & 27th, March: 13th & 27th
  • Time: 10 am to 12 pm
  • Where: Online (via Zoom)
  • Cost: $1,200
  • Group Size: 4 to 5 Writers


Schedule

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Saturday, January 9th  — Craft Session

  • Focus: Structuring/Outlining Your Memoir // Structuring Your First Chapter

Between January 10th and 15th

  • Schedule a short session (30 minutes) with Ingrid to talk through structure for your first draft.

Saturday, January 16th — Craft Session

  • Focus: Writing an Opening the Grabs // Bringing Character & Setting to Life // Writing an Ending that Sets Up Next Chapter
  • NOTE: Bring your skeleton draft Chapter 1 to build on during class.

Week of January 17th

  • Send messy Chapter 1 draft to Ingrid and schedule coaching session(s) for review/feedback.

Saturday, January 30th — Chapter Critique

Before:

  • Email you draft chapter for review to the group by end of day, Thursday, January 28th.
  • Please use the chapter clique guidelines to review each chapter and provide feedback. Come with your prepared feedback for each writer’s chapter.

After:

  • Send you critique notes to each writer by end of day, Sunday, January 31st.

Week of January 31st

  • Schedule session(s) with Ingrid to talk through Chapter 2 structure and revisions on Chapter 1.

Saturday, February 13th — Craft Session

  • Focus: Dialogue // Emotions (Thinking & Feeling)
  • NOTE: Bring your skeleton draft Chapter 2 to build on during class.

Week of February 14th

  • Send messy Chapter 2 draft to Ingrid and schedule coaching session(s) for review/feedback.

Saturday, February 27th — Chapter Critique

Before:

  • Email you draft chapter for review to the group by end of day, Thursday, February 25th.
  • Please use the chapter clique guidelines to review each chapter and provide feedback. Come with your prepared feedback for each writer’s chapter.

After:

  • Send you critique notes to each writer by end of day, Sunday, February 28th.

Week of February 28th

  • Schedule session(s) with Ingrid to talk through Chapter 3 structure and revisions on Chapter 2.

Saturday, March 13th — Craft Session

  • Focus: Bringing It All Together // Going Deeper // Layering Your Story
  • NOTE: Bring your skeleton draft Chapter 3 to build on during class.

Week of March 14th

  • Send messy Chapter 3 draft to Ingrid and schedule coaching session(s) for review/feedback.

Saturday, March 27th — Final Chapter Critique

Before:

  • Email you draft chapter for review to the group by end of day, Thursday, March 25th.
  • Please use the chapter clique guidelines to review each chapter and provide feedback. Come with your prepared feedback for each writer’s chapter.

After:

  • Send you critique notes to each writer by end of day, Sunday, March 28th.

Before April 9th

  • Schedule final coaching session with Ingrid to review revised Chapter 3.