Wednesday, November 2, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm Eastern
In this webinar, we will examine how tense functions; consider the often-repeated belief that present tense is more vivid and immediate; and analyze how mastering tense allows seasoned writers to engage in retrospection and reflection. Retrospection is a powerful form of meaning making: it allows us to consider what happened through the lens of subsequent experience, adding a layer of significance to memory and allowing the writer to recognize and reflect on what’s changed.
In this webinar, you will:
There will be time for a Q&A at the end of the presentation.
This webinar is ideal for writers of memoir and personal essay who want to better understand how to write from their own memories and experiences.
All registrants receive a recording.
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I enjoyed reading other peoples work and getting feedback about my own work– the handouts/video links and class lessons were also very informative and relevantly paced to the give structural guidelines.Catherine O’Neill
I enjoyed reading other peoples work and getting feedback about my own work– the handouts/video links and class lessons were also very informative and relevantly paced to the give structural guidelines.
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