Wednesday, April 28th, 2021 @ 2 pm Eastern
Whether you’re a seasoned memoirist or you have no idea where to begin with writing personal narratives, this webinar will help you to see new ways into personal writing. This program will prepare you to generate, generate, generate new ideas and material that can help you write essays or your memoir. Most important, you’ll focus on the exploratory stages of writing and think differently about first-person storytelling.
During this webinar, we’ll explore how to use journalistic research tools—interviewing, gathering of artifacts and primary documents, etc.—to craft new ways into personal narratives. From the self-interview to artifact-driven exploratory writing, you’ll discover tools that will help you mine your past for narrative and assaying, think more complexly about your own stories and those of family members, and embrace low-stakes writing throughout the process.
In this webinar, you will:
There will be time for Q & A at the end of the presentation.
This webinar is ideal for anyone exploring memoir or personal essay and seeking new ways into their story and tools to “self-interview.”
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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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