Continue progress on a book length memoir by generating new work and developing strong self-editing skills.
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.
WRITING X 423.1 Memoir I or comparable workshop experience.
Fall 2020 Schedule
These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.
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.