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Scene vs. Reflection in Personal Narrative [Christine Hemp]

All Levels | Reflection is the nonfiction writer’s gift to the reader, offering meaning to your sister’s brush with Covid-19, an encounter with a blue heron, that day you learned your husband had gambled away your life savings. It’s crucial to know when to let a scene do the work and when to pull back into exposition, summary, and meaning-making. In this workshop you will generate several dramatic scenes for your memoir (or essay), then weave them with reflection. Expect the unexpected.