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Introduction to Memoir
January 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$200
The personal essay is the single best way to understand one of the basic rules of memoir: tell one story at a time. In this course, you will first create a blueprint of the larger story you’d like to tell, then you will focus on creating several short essays. You’ll learn to separate fact from truth, create a solid “understory,” and weave insights into the narrative that you would not have been able to articulate at the time the event(s) took place. Each non-fiction essay will serve as an individual chapter in what could become a larger body of work. “I hadn’t stretched my writer’s muscle in some time… Renee was excellent.” -Liz Williams If you would like to make a request for an accommodation, please email us at email@example.com at least 10 days prior to the event.