8-Week: Intro to Personal Narrative and Memoir

$325.00 Members
$355.00 Non-members

A perfect introduction for anyone who has a personal story to tell but hasn't had experience crafting essays, personal journalism, or memoirs. This workshop, geared toward new writers of personal narrative, will help you understand how to turn your own experiences into riveting stories with universal themes. Through craft talks, class discussion, homework assignments, and close readings of published work, the class will introduce you to the possibilities and pitfalls of personal narrative. We’ll cover such concepts as privacy v. publicity, how to develop the first-person narrator, showing v. telling, and how to mine your experience for deeper meaning. Because each class is tailored toward the needs of the group, assignments, and topics will vary. Prepare to be surprised.

Instructor: John Cotter Learn More


Mar 19, 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pmMar 26, 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pmApr 02, 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pmApr 09, 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pmApr 16, 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pmApr 23, 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pmApr 30, 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pmMay 07, 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pm