Advanced Memoir

Polish. Prepare. Publish.

Do you have a manuscript that you'd like to strengthen? Is it time for someone to take a look at your work? Is your book ready for the world? How do you query agents and publishers?

Advanced Memoir is here to help you polish, prepare, and publish your book. It's that simple.

Lessons include:

- An embedded video of Gillian teaching.

- Downloadable notes in PDF form.

- Assignments.

- A comment section for questions and interaction with Gillian and other students.

Advanced Memoir also offers:

- Two 30 minute live chats with Gillian (Each a $50 value).

- An opportunity to submit 20 pages of your work for critique and editing ($50 value).

This course is designed for your convenience.

It is about your speed and timeline. Once you have purchased the course, you can go through it in eight weeks or take your time, and you always, always have the option to review any lesson.

Some online writing courses cost over $1000. Advanced Memoir is $197.00. That's just under $25 a lesson! As an author, Gillian's two 30 minute chats and page submissions typically cost $150 without the course. You get it all with Advanced Memoir.

Register for Advanced Memoir today.


Your Instructor

Gillian Marchenko
Gillian Marchenko

Gillian Marchenko's work has appeared in numerous publications including Chicago Parent, Today's Christian Woman, Literary Mama, Thriving Family, and MomSense Magazine. Her most recent book, Still Life, A Memoir of Living Fully with Depression, published in the spring of 2016 with InterVarsity Press. Her first book, Sun Shine Down, A Memoir, published in 2013 with T. S. Poetry Press. Gillian lives near St. Louis with her husband Sergei and their four daughters. Connect with her on Facebook at Gillian Marchenko or at

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

This course is not open for enrollment.