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Memoir Essentials

Beginning/Intermediate. We will discuss the essential elements of memoir writing: how to create scenes that move your story forward, how to use summary and reflection effectively, how to narrow your topic and structure your narrative. This class will also include numerous material-generating activities that will help you hone in on the story you need to tell and develop the voice in which to tell it. This class can be taken individually, but would pair well with Map Out Your Memoir.

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Instructor: Theo Nestor

Class Type: 1 Session

Start Date: 10/22/2016

Days of the Week: Saturday

Time: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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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