Memoir I

WRITING X 423.1

Find the right true story to tell in this foundational class in writing book-length memoirs.

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Classroom
Online
Starting at $575.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Identify significant moments from your life
  • Structure your story into a book-length work
  • Establish habits and tools for effective writing
  • Read successful memoirs to discuss their strengths
  • Complete an outline and draft of several chapters

About this course:

A memoir is a book-length narrative that is told from the writer's point of view and captures a meaningful slice of the writer's life. If you have a story to tell and would like to figure out how best to tell it, this course helps you get started. In-class writing exercises help you identify significant moments from your life, decide on a workable structure for telling your story, and determine what exactly your story is about. You also focus on the habits and tools you need to establish and maintain a writing practice and read excerpts from a range of memoirs for inspiration and guidance. By the end of the course, you have an outline and a draft of one to two chapters.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
-
Instructor: Liz Stephens
369657
Fee:
$695.00
45 days left. Enroll by Oct 2, 2019
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 07, 2019
Course Requirements

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
-
Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
369658
Fee:
$575.00
45 days left. Enroll by Oct 2, 2019
See Details
Notes

No meeting Nov. 27.
Enrollment limited to 20 students. Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 07, 2019
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Oct 2, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Discussion
Wed Oct 9, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Discussion
Wed Oct 16, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Discussion
Wed Oct 23, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Discussion
Wed Oct 30, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Discussion
Wed Nov 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Discussion
Wed Nov 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Discussion
Wed Nov 20, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Discussion
Wed Dec 4, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Discussion
Wed Dec 11, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B

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