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Memoir Intensive

All Levels | Spend three days diving into the memoir. This 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 hour-long lunch break each day.

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: 3 Sessions

Term: Summer 2021

Start Date: 08/20/2021

End Date: 08/22/2021

Days of the Week: Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

$391.50 Member 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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