Writing the Fictionalized Memoir [Jennifer Haupt]
All Levels | Are you struggling to tell your personal story in a dramatic and entertaining way—or fully understand what the book-worthy story truly is? One way to explore all the storytelling possibilities around real-life events is to infuse them with fiction. We’ll discuss strategies for combining fiction and memoir in ways that are meaningful to the theme of the book, expand the plot, and deepen characters. We’ll also complete and share scene-building exercises and discuss structural elements for this exciting hybrid.