You’re invited: Free memoir writing webinar

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Ever wanted to write a memoir? Thought of telling your life story? Wondered how memoir writers find the courage, or how they craft a compelling story from their life experiences?

Join Joanne Hichens, author of the best-selling memoir Death and the After Parties, and All About Writing’s own Jo-Anne Richards for a free webinar on anything you have ever wanted to know about memoir writing on Thursday, 23 March.

We are sure you’ll leave inspired and informed. We can’t wait to see you there.

We’ll send out a link to the recording to everyone who signs up so you can watch at your convenience if you can’t make the live event, or if you want to refresh your memory afterwards.

Date: 23 March 2023

Time: 16h00 UK time, 18h00 South African time


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, author and editor, lives in Cape Town. Her are Out to Score (co-written), Divine Justice, published in the United States, and Sweet Paradise. Her young adult novels, Stained and Riding the Wave, were both shortlisted for the Sanlam Literature Award. Her memoir, published by , explores the passing of Joanne’s mother, husband, father and mother-in-law within a short period of time, and examines all that happens after death: emotional frenzy, funerals, family strife – the fighting and loving.

“In Death and the After Parties I write about the passing of my mother, husband, father and mother-in-law, and examine everything that happened after their deaths – the emotional frenzy, the funerals, the family strife, the fighting, the loving. I describe first-hand the shock, the grief, the mourning, the betrayals, ultimately focusing on recovering from loss.”

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