Memoir Writing Workshop

The Memoir Writing Workshop is designed for women who are considering, or in the process of, writing a memoir. Getting to the root of what we’re trying to write can be difficult, and often it’s not clear where to start and where to end. Everyone has a story to tell, and this workshop will help you articulate your experiences.

During the online Memoir Writing Workshop we will:

  • Participate in 4 writing activities designed to open our writing and reveal the stories we yearn to tell
  • Delve into our imagination to uncover key events from our pasts
  • Share our writing with a community of women writers
  • Create a plan for writing our memoirs

Once you complete the workshop, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Publish your experiences on Pink Pangea
  • Receive feedback on your writing from Pink Pangea’s editor
  • Gain exposure for your writing
  • Access the Pink Pangea Writers’ Facebook group, where we share press trip giveaways, writing opportunities, books to review, and more
  • All participants will receive a recording of the workshop

Location: Online
Time: 1.5 hours
Reserve your spot here:

To purchase the pre-recorded online Memoir Writing Workshop, pay in the PayPal link below. Once you submit your payment, we will send you the workshop’s link and password.  You’ll have access to participate in the workshop from anywhere in the world.


“I came out of it a different person than I went in…[Jaclyn] made us linger in our discomfort long enough to compel us to make a change. In fact, she had to relinquish control in order for it to be a catalyst. That’s a mark of a great teacher.” – Stephen Elliot

After over a year of crippling writer’s block, impostor syndrome, and self-doubt, I’ve begun writing again. This was not a battle easily won, and every day is a new challenge. Last week I reached for my map, and found inspiration in Pink Pangea’s wonderful community of creatives.
— Ariela Rossberg

 

About the facilitator, Jaclyn Mishal

Jaclyn Mishal is a co-founder of Pink Pangea.  Since 2006, Jaclyn has worked in the travel industry, connecting thousands of individuals with international academic, volunteer, and internship opportunities. In addition to her work devoted to making the “gap year” mainstream, Jaclyn played an integral role in developing international service learning programs.

An entrepreneur, writing teacher and an inspirational public speaker, Jaclyn’s speciality is guiding people to express themselves fully. Her creative guided writing activities help even the most seasoned writers break out of their habits and expand their abilities.

Jaclyn has led writing and Fearless Living workshops internationally in partnership with colleges and companies, including Google, Barnard College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Wellesley College, Wagner College, REI, Global Yoga Journeys and Hostelling International. Each year, Jaclyn leads writing retreats in Costa Rica, Italy, Switzerland, Spain and Israel. According to Jaclyn, writing enables us to access parts of ourselves that we may have trouble expressing otherwise.

Jaclyn holds a B.S. from Binghamton University. She is a certified yoga instructor, whose travels have taken her through the Middle East, Europe, North America Central America and Southeast Asia.

Jaclyn’s maternal grandmother survived the Holocaust and her paternal grandmother fled Baghdad, Iraq. To them, Jaclyn dedicates her work to providing a space for women to share their stories.

 

Read testimonials from past workshop participants here. For more details about Pink Pangea’s writing workshops email Hello@pinkpangea.com. This workshop will be recorded.

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“The workshop provided a safe and inspiring space to think about my own writing, and hear from other travelers and writers. I came away with some concrete tools, and an idea or two for future pieces!” – Rachel Romesburg Rice

 

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