Writing a Personal Essay

This course is part of a Specialization (series of courses) called Memoir and Personal Essay: Write About Yourself.

This class is the chance to create your personal essay or extend into a full memoir -- from planning and structure to bold narrative brushstrokes to the layering of significant detail. You will develop the opportunity to find your voice and see it come alive, amplified and improved, on the page. This is the chance to tell your story in a way that invites readers in; your story, written to be read. The memoir and personal essay are two of the best-selling and most universally acclaimed genres in the world of modern creative writing. Welcome to your story.
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Length 5 weeks
Starts Jan 14 (last week)
Cost $49
From Wesleyan University via Coursera
Instructor Amy Bloom
Free Limited Content
Language English
Subjects Art & Design Humanities
Tags Arts And Humanities Music And Art

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