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"Memoir in Miniature: The Art of the Personal Essay" Online with M. M. Adjarian

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Presented by Writers' League of Texas at Online

Apr 08 2020
"Memoir in Miniature: The Art of the Personal Essay" Online with M. M. Adjarian

You have a lifetime of unique stories to tell. But do you know how to take those ordinary – and sometimes not-so-ordinary – experiences and transform them into extraordinary reading that will leave your readers hungry for more?

These days, it seems like everyone – from tween/teen bloggers to seasoned New York Times best-selling authors – is writing about their lives. But what makes some stories more satisfying than others? And more to the point, how can you tell the difference between the kinds of personal stories people want to read and the ones they don’t?

In this class, you’ll learn the art of the personal essay through an in-depth, guided discussion of models by contemporary writers and exercises

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$49 for Members

$109 for Non-Members

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