In an encouraging and insightful presentation, Patricia helps you determine what you are looking for in a critique group. She shares with you how and why a critique group is critical to the success of your writing. With tips and techniques from her 20 plus years of experience in and running such a group, you will go away filled with ideas.
WRITE A MEMOIR TO REMEMBER
The Arizona Authors Association to offer Zoom Online Memoir Writing Workshop
Scottsdale Award-winning Author, Patricia L. Brooks will be Featured with her Memoirs
Scottsdale, AZ: The Arizona Authors Association is a trusted provider of community events and services. On Saturday June 11, 2022, from 10:00-12:00 noon/PST. AAA will feature award-winning author and publishing consultant Patricia L. Brooks facilitating her online workshop Write a Memoir to Remember. The workshop is free, but we do encourage you to support Patricia and buy one of her memoirs. Registration is required RSVP to Patricia with a text to 480-250-5556 or email her at [email protected] and see www.brooksgoldmannpublishing.com for book previews.
We are experiencing an unprecedented time in our history. Our lives have changed in so many ways. In an encouraging and insightful presentation, Patricia will help you capture your untold story. Through her highly regarded presentation, she will share with you how to produce this memoir to your own satisfaction, face your fears and conquer your story’s emotional essence.
With tips and techniques from her own daring memoirs, (Gifts of Sisterhood, Three Husbands and a Thousand Boyfriends, and Sick as My Secrets), Patricia will inspire you to take the necessary steps to complete your manuscript. She will also discuss why you should: keep a writing journal, do the necessary research, write goals and make no excuses about your writing.
In this workshop, Patricia stimulates your creative talents by showing you how to break through your silence to find your voice and give yourself permission to write your truth. Considering what has been happening in the world, now is a great time to record your stories for posterity.
- Understand the real Theme of your memoir
- Learn to dig deep to get to the Soul of the story
- Discover the Depth and Challenge of your memoir
- Realize you can Speak your Truth
For more information contact: Patricia L. Brooks, MAOM, President/founder, Scottsdale Society of Women Writers and Brooks Goldmann Publishing Company, LLC www.brooksgoldmannpublishing.com [email protected] or 480-250-5556 text/cell.
The Art of Writing Memoir – Desert Foothills Library welcomes Patricia L. Brooks
The Art of Writing Memoir
Desert Foothills Library – Writers Connection
Fri. May 3, 2013
Cave Creek, AZ
Patricia L. Brooks, speaker, author, consultant [email protected]
for details 480- 250-5556
In this workshop you will immerse yourself in the art of powerful storytelling and take an unflinching look at your own stories.
You will learn to incorporate fictional techniques into your memoir writing to enhance your effort to share galvanizing events.
Objectives of this Workshop ü Learn to help your reader see and feel what you saw and felt. ü Understand the process and structure of memoir writing as a learned craft that will enhance your art. ü Appreciate the power of storytelling by being loyal to your truth. ü Further empower yourself to tell the truth. ü Take an unflinching look at your stories and share your galvanizing events. ü Bring your memoir writing to a new level with fictional techniques.
THREE TIPS FOR WRITING SELF-HELP – April 21, 2009 event – Chandler Library, AZ
ARIZONA AUTHORS ASSOCIATION
and Chandler Library to feature Scottsdale Author/Publishing Consultant
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, January 13, 2009 – Published author, publishing consultant “book shepherd” and Scottsdale business woman, Patricia L. Brooks, www.plbrooks.com will be the featured speaker on Monday evening, April 20th at 6:00 p.m. at the Chandler Library, 4930 W. Ray Rd., Chandler, AZ.
The Arizona Authors Association, in partnership with the Chandler Library continues their speaker series with Patricia’s talk Three (3) Tips for Writing Self-Help. Patricia shares her inspirational portrait of the relationship you want to develop with your writing as you take the many steps needed to produce fine work.
Ø Writing Inspiration for Self-Help. Patricia takes you on your first step to writing with passion because you must write self-help. The journey is fresh and uplifting in its account of how she prepared to go from being a ferocious reader to a writer to an author in the self-help genre. Her perspective is generous and worth noting as she shares with you how to get focused on your goal.
Ø The Importance of Research for Self-Help. This author shows wit, courage and faith during times of challenge by giving you research rules for self-help. Along with insight into a philosophy of writing life worth emulating, she motivates you regardless of your challenges to launch your vision for success and deal with writer’s block.
Ø The Voice and the Structure of Self-Help. Patricia asks you to think about what your vision is for the book, and what your psychology and philosophy are behind the book. She wants you to be honest about how committed you are to do this work and how prepared and willing you are to be critical at all check points. She expects you to ask yourself who you are, what makes you that way and why you feel compelled to write what you want to write.
Patricia L. Brooks is president/founder of the Scottsdale Society of Women Writers, a member of the AZ Authors Association, AZ Book Publishers Association and Phoenix Writers Club.
She is owner of P. L. Seminars, LLC (www.plbrooks.com), Brooks Goldmann Publishing Co., LLC, (www.brooksgoldmannpublishing.com) and is associate faculty at Arizona State University – teaching Marketing, She has resided in Arizona for over 30 years and been active in the business community for all of that time.
Patricia holds a Masters Degree in Organizational Management, the Advanced Toastmasters designation and has been named to “Who’s Who of America’s Teachers.
She can be reached at [email protected] or 480-250-5556. Patricia will be signing books at this event for her first book, a memoir, entitled Gifts of Sisterhood. Free chapters available on www.plbrooks.com