Creative Alchemy: Finding and Writing Life Stories You Were Meant to Tell

WRITING X 424.2E

Use real life as a jumping off point for new writing, using activities and techniques that deepen and enrich how the stories are told.

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Remote
Starting at $695.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Identify the core element of your story's fascination for readers
  • Learn researching and interviewing techniques to gather details
  • Cultivate your unique writing voice
  • Formulate your story into a series of episodes for dramatic and imaginative effect

About this course:

This course is for anyone who has a story from "real life" that needs to be told. Sometimes your story is about a person, place, thing, or some concealed part of yourself; a remembered time or event; or even something that will happen as you give account to its unfolding. Over the span of this course, you identify this element of your story's core fascination and acquire the skills to tell it, including researching and interviewing techniques, cultivating your own unique writing voice, and constructing your story into a combination of episodes that advance and present it to best dramatic and imaginative effect. Finally, you investigate possible venues where each story might most effectively be presented.

Fall 2021 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Harry Youtt, Judith Prager
382642
Fee:
$695.00
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Location: Online
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 13, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Sep 29, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Oct 6, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Oct 13, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Oct 20, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Oct 27, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Nov 3, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Nov 10, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Nov 17, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Nov 24, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Dec 1, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

Winter 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens November 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Harry Youtt, Judith Prager
383991
Fee:
$695.00
Remoteformat icon
Location: Online
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 26, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jan 12, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Jan 19, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Jan 26, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 2, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 9, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 16, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 23, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Mar 2, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Mar 9, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Mar 16, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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