Wednesday, October 6th, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:10 pm Eastern
Using hyper-specific detail and sensory images, memoirists can pull readers in, keep them engaged until the final sentence, and make them care about our stories and characters.
Memoirs and personal essays also offer the unique opportunity to inhabit the inner world of the writer, accessing our deepest thoughts, feelings, and truths. This webinar will explore why worldbuilding—both exterior and interior—is important in memoir and provide practical tips for creating memorable worlds that captivate your readers.
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 who are working on memoir projects or personal essays and are in the drafting or revision stage.
All registrants receive a recording.
Out of stock
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.
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.
Replays include ongoing access to the recording and downloadable supplemental materials.
Every true story contains gaps. By imagining our way into these gaps, we can transform our material and our writing experience.
Dive in with CNF Founder Lee Gutkind
Get started with the best CNF has to offer
Search 25+ years of essays
The best of Creative Nonfiction in your inbox. Sign up to stay up-to-date on genre-related news and updates from the Creative Nonfiction Foundation.