Intro to Memoir – Beginner

Online via Zoom

From Jul 19 to Aug 09, 2023
Event times range between 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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with Amy Shearn

You have a story to tell. But how to get started? In this generative, supportive class, we'll look at the opening chapters of memoirs and discuss what craft elements the writers use to draw in the readers, introduce themselves as reliable and interesting narrators, and establish the world of their particular story. Participants will take part in writing prompts and exercises designed to get their memoirs or personal essays going, and will be invited to share their work in class for some gentle, positive feedback.

Writing memoir requires honesty and vulnerability, so we're going to make space for that, and acknowledge how writers can take care of themselves while re-livin

Contact Name: Blake Schnirring

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Contact Phone: (203) 227-3250

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$225/pp, 4 weeks WHERE: Online via ZOOM (link will be sent the week of 1st class) DATES: 4 Wednesdays July 19, 26, August 2, 9 TIME: 7pm to 9pm

(203) 227-3250



Online via Zoom
25 Sylvan Road S, Suite J
Westport, CT 06880

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07/19/202307:00 pm09:00 pm
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