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This class will take place via video-conferencing (Zoom), Pacific Time.
All Levels | Spend three days diving into the memoir. The intensive will include lecture, discussion, writing prompts, brainstorming activities designed to get to the heart of your work as a writer, and workshops of participants’ writing. Lecture/ discussion topics will include: voice and vision, inviting the reader into the work, narrative arc, thematic drive, collage techniques, scene-building, the publication process, and how to make the most of your writing time. There will be an hourlong lunch break each session.
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.
Class Type: 3 SessionsNonfiction, Online
Start Date: 08/07/2020
End Date: 08/09/2020
Days of the Week: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 16
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$420.00 General Price:
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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.