Personal Essay I

WRITING X 422.1

Learn to write humorous essays, opinion pieces, and mini-memoirs about your life in this introductory course.

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Online
Starting at $695.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you will learn.

  • Learn to be a compelling first-person narrator
  • Work on theme, character development, voice, and pacing for your life stories
  • Complete at least one personal essay of at least 600 words

About this course:

"Personal Essay" is a broad term that encompasses humorous essays, opinion pieces, and mini-memoirs but which always details the writer's journey through a specific experience. This workshop teaches aspiring personal essayists how to be a compelling first-person narrator and employ craft elements such as theme, character development, voice, pacing, scene-setting, and exposition to tell their stories. The goal is to complete at least one personal essay (600-2,500 words) and develop material for future essays.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Available
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Instructor: Victoria Zackheim
371300
Fee:
$695.00
32 days left. Enroll by Jan 15, 2020
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 20, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

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