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"Writing Beyond What You Know" with Richard Santos

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Presented by Writers' League of Texas at St. Edwards University, Austin TX

Feb 29 2020
"Writing Beyond What You Know" with Richard Santos

Feeling constrained by the phrase “Write what you know?”

Do the people in your life keep telling you to write a book? Do you want to share your story, or your parent’s or grandparent’s, but don’t know if it should be fiction or nonfiction? Many people want to leave behind a record of their lives, whether that’s a memoir, a story about their ancestors, or a fictional tale rooted in truth. But a compelling life doesn’t magically become a compelling book.

This class will review the common pitfalls of autobiographical writing. How do you know

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St. Edwards University

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