"Writing about Trauma" with Rachel Starnes
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Sometimes true stories take us back to difficult places.
Some of the most powerful works of nonfiction are the ones that take us to the writer’s darkest corners. But how do you craft art from trauma? Join us as we “take a look under the hood” at what’s working in some well-known writings about traumatic events and learn how to apply these techniques to our own difficult stories.
In this class, students will
Develop an understanding of memory formation and the brain’s reaction to trauma.
Learn techniques for handling imperfect memories.
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