Memoir II

WRITING X 423.2

Continue progress on a book length memoir by generating new work and developing strong self-editing skills.

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Remote Instruction
Starting at $665.00
As few as 12 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Cast yourself as a compelling character in a true story
  • Write up to 50 pages in your work in progress
  • Give and get feedback from similarly passionate writers
  • Craft an involving storyline based on real experiences

About this course:

Designed for the serious writer committed to participating in a structured writing regimen as well as engaging in ongoing critiques and craft discussions, this course guides you to examine key issues in your work, create an involving storyline out of your life experience, and cast yourself as a compelling character readers want to follow. You also develop the self-editing skills you need to polish and revise your material at a level appropriate to submit to publishers. Includes discussion of current marketplace. The course goal is to complete 50 well-crafted pages of your project.
Prerequisites

WRITING X 423.1 Memoir I or comparable workshop experience.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

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Thursday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Elizabeth Silver
375776
Fee:
$665.00
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Notes

No meeting October 8 and November 26, 2020.

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required. 

This course uses remote instruction. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at course meeting times as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation.

Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 15, 2020
Course Requirements
The Art of Memoir by Mary Karr
Still Writing by Dani Shapiro
The Forrest for the Trees by Betsy Lerner
Schedule
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Date
Time
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Discussion
Thu Oct 1, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Oct 15, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Oct 22, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Oct 29, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Nov 5, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Nov 12, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Nov 19, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Dec 3, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Dec 10, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Dec 17, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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