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Finish a Personal Essay in November

All Levels. While some ambitious writers will be participating in the grueling NaNoWriMo (and attempting to write 50,000 words in 30 days), we will be attacking a different goal: Take an essay from fuzzy notion to polished final draft of 1,600 words (or less) during the month of November. We will look at examples of personal essays and discuss various markets for personal essays. This class will offer generative activities, lecture, discussion, and feedback on your draft.

Instructor: Theo Nestor

Class Type: 4 Sessions

Start Date: 11/01/2017

No Class On: 11/22/2017

End Date: 11/29/2017

Days of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 16

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$235.00 General Price:

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Theo Nestor

Theo Pauline Nestor is the author of Writing Is My Drink: A Writer’s Story of Finding Her Voice (And a Guide to How You Can Too) (Simon & Schuster, 2013) and How to Sleep Alone in a King-Size Bed: A Memoir of Starting Over (Crown, 2008). Nestor has taught the memoir certificate course for the University of Washington’s Professional & Continuing Education program since 2006.

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