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Intro to Writing Memoir: Part III Structuring and Sharing Your Stories

Introductory | This eight-week course will focus on methods for structuring your personal narratives so that they are powerful, unified, and publishable. The course will offer strategies for improving your stories’ impact, flow, and coherence, and give you plenty of opportunities to practice those strategies. You will also be provided with resources for finding and selecting places to submit your work for publication, skills for formatting your work and communicating with publications, and tips for preparing to share your stories with the world.

Registration for the one-day Publishing Intensive, May 8, 2021, is included in the fee for this course.

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: 8 Sessions


Term: Spring 2021

Start Date: 04/06/2021

End Date: 05/25/2021

Days of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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$575.00 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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