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  • End Date: January 1, 1970
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Stories Are Everywhere [Wilson Diehl]

To write a killer essay, you don’t have to look very far—your life is full of seemingly insignificant topics begging to be examined on the page. In this inspiring, generative class​,​ we’ll investigate how​ writers touch on universal themes by exploring seemingly mundane topics such as G.​ K. Chesterton’s search for a piece of chalk in 1905. Through writing exercises, discussions, in-class critique, and studying examples of the form, you’ll become more comfortable wielding the essential elements of the personal essay: exposition, conflict, scene, voice, honesty, and vulnerability. By the end, you will have crafted at least one personal essay in its entirety and have ideas for scores more.