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Intro to Writing Memoir: Part II* Developing Your Stories

Introductory | This course will focus on ways you can take your story starts and turn them into something complete. We will focus on scene development, transitions, developing themes as well as tricks and tips for growing your ideas.

* – “Developing Your Stories” is the second in the three-part Intro to Writing Memoir series. In Spring the final ten-week course in the series will be offered in the same time slot and with the same instructor: “Intro to Writing Memoir: Part III Structuring and Sharing Your Stories.” Take one or all three. Priority registration will be offered for the Spring series courses to students in enrolled in Part II. Registration for the annual one-day Publishing Intensive will be included for all students registered in Part III.

Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through Spring quarter 2021.

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Theo Nestor

Class Type: 10 Sessions


Start Date: 01/12/2021

End Date: 03/16/2021

Days of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm PST

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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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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