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January 2021

Memoir 101: Three Stages of Writing

January 20 @ EST 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
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Member Price: $30 1 Session Deadline to Register: January 20, 5 pm Instructor: Anais Salibian The writing process is like making a clay pot. The writing you generate is the clay you work with. Next, you have to decide what you're making: is it a bowl, a mug, a vase? This is the stage when you work your writing into a form. We’ll discuss finding your true subject and what form best suits it. The final stage is adding the…

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February 2021

Memoir 101: Structure

February 3 @ EST 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$35

Member Price: $30 1 Session Deadline to Register: February 3, 5 pm Instructor: Anais Salibian Knowing about possible structures is helpful even as you generate writing, but the best structure for your story may not emerge until you're well into it. We will discuss different ways to format your story and examine how other memoirists have done it. We'll use as examples The Liar's Club, by Mary Karr;  Ghostbread, by Sonja Livingston; The Boys of My Youth by, Joanna Beard;…

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Memoir 101: Hard Stuff

February 17 @ EST 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$35

Member Price: $30 1 Session Deadline to Register: February 17, 5 pm Instructor: Anais Salibian Memoir can be an emotionally difficult genre. It asks you to figure out your life, perhaps delve into painful experiences, and sometimes tell truths that others don't want to hear. How can you write it in a way that supports your own insight and resilience? How do you handle the issue of others' reactions? What is ethical or legal to write? We'll discuss how writers…

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