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Group Coaching — Fall 2020

If you’re ready to get serious about your memoir, check out my 3-month Group Coaching session that kicks off September 8th. 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: Tuesdays — September 15th, September 22nd, October 6th, October 20th, November 3rd, November 17th, December 1st
  • Time: 5 pm to 7 pm
  • Where: Online (via Zoom)
  • Cost: $1,200
  • Group Size: Minimum of 4, Maximum of 6 Writers

 


Schedule

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Tuesday, September 15th — Craft Session

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

Between September 16th & 18th

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

Tuesday, September 22nd — 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 September 28th

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

Tuesday, October 6th — Chapter Critique

Before:

  • Email you draft chapter for review to the group by end of day, Sunday, October 4th.
  • 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, Wednesday, October 7th.

Week of October 12th 

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

Tuesday, October 20th — Craft Session

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

Week of October 26th

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

Tuesday, November 3rd — Chapter Critique

Before:

  • Email you draft chapter for review to the group by end of day, Sunday, November 1st.
  • 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, Wednesday, November 4th.

Week of November 9th

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

Tuesday, November 17th — Craft Session

  • Focus: Bringing It All Together // Show vs. Tell
  • NOTE: Bring your skeleton draft Chapter 3 to build on during class.

Week of November 23rd

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

Tuesday, December 1st — Final Chapter Critique

Before:

  • Email you draft chapter for review to the group by end of day, Sunday, November 29th.
  • 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, Wednesday, December 2nd.

 

Before December 8th

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