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How to Write a Memoir Book Proposal

This class will take place via video-conferencing (Zoom), Pacific Time.

Intermediate/Advanced | In this class, you will learn about each component of a memoir book proposal, strategies for writing a proposal that will gain the attention of agents/editors, as well as tips for writing a killer query letter. Bring your laptop or a notebook.

Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online until further notice. If there's a possibility that your class might take place in person, you will be notified in advance. Even if classes can be held in person, there will always be a hybrid option to participate via Zoom.

Classes with "Zoom" in the title will be held via Zoom even after our doors open. Classes listed as "Online" will be held on Wet Ink, our platform for asynchronous learning.

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Theo Nestor

Class Type: 1 Session

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Term: Summer 2020

Start Date: 07/18/2020

Days of the Week: Saturday

Time: 1:10 pm – 4:10 pm

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 16

$81.00 Member 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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