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Kick-Starting the Memoir

All Levels. This is a popular class with proven results. It is for those who are thinking of writing a memoir or who have begun a memoir but are stalled. Glean inspiration and tips from essays by noted memoirists as well as a helpful how-to guidebook, discussed together in class. Required weekly are 300-word essays, which provide various building blocks for memoir. The essays are read aloud and critiqued in class, plus also receive a thorough written critique by the instructor.

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: John Douglas Marshall

Class Type: 6 Sessions

Start Date: 09/21/2017

End Date: 10/26/2017

Days of the Week: Thursday

Time: 7:10 PM – 9:10 PM PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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John Douglas Marshall

John Douglas Marshall is the author of Reconciliation Road, an award-winning memoir. The longtime book critic for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer has interviewed and profiled many prominent memoir authors.

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