Wednesday, June 23, 2021 @ 2:00 pm -3:15 pm Eastern
The nonfictional nature of memoir and essay writing comes into conflict with the nature of memory on a regular basis. In this webinar, we will tackle the problem of perception while working with only partially recalled experience, and you’ll acquire tools for rounding out stories with imagined material signaled in the text. We will look at published examples to identify strategies, and brief writing prompts that will encourage you to experiment with the different tools and approaches we’ll explore.
In this webinar, you will:
There will be time for a Q&A at the end of the presentation.
This webinar is ideal for memoirists and personal essayists working with past lived experiences as their material.
All registrants receive a recording.
Early Registration ends 06/14/2021 $25.00 $15.00
It is not uncommon for classes to fill up before the end of early registration, particularly in the last few days before the deadline. If you know for certain that you wish to take a particular class, we recommend registering early. If you'd like to be added to a waitlist for a sold-out class, please email our director of education, Sharla Yates, at [email protected].
Creative Nonfiction's online writing classes have helped more than 3,000 writers tell their stories better.
The lessons were amazing, and feeling a part of a community is great, but the best part was the feedback [from the instructor].Vanessa Foster
The lessons were amazing, and feeling a part of a community is great, but the best part was the feedback [from the instructor].
We will provide closed-captioning upon request. Please contact us at least a week prior to the webinar to allow time for scheduling with a captioner.
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Our webinars are usually presented on Wednesday at 2:00 pm Eastern time. We rarely repeat webinars, but we do send out a recording of the program to everyone who registers, and you may watch the program at your conviencence.
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Course starts June 7; enrollment is open until June 25th
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