TUESDAYS, MAY 5-26; June 2 | * ONLINE* | Everyone has a story to tell. Tell yours in 2020 with Writing From Your Life, a five-week workshop that will teach you the nuts and bolts of writing personal essay and memoir. You’ll read passages from the masters, do weekly “craft class” exercises, and submit longer pieces of your work to be critiqued by the whole class. Don’t miss this opportunity to turn your life stories into completed drafts of literature.
Meghan Ward is the author of the memoir Runway: Confessions of a Not-so-Supermodel. She is a freelance writer, book editor, social media consultant, and founder of Writerland.com, a blog about writing, editing, and publishing. Her work has appeared in The Rumpus, San Francisco Magazine, 7×7, Mutha, the San Francisco Chronicle, It’s So You: 35 Women Write About Personal Expression Through Fashion and Style, and Wake Up and Smell the Shit: Hilarious Travel Disasters. Follow her on Twitter @meghancward, on Facebook @meghanwardauthor, and on Instagram at meghancward.
Class online. Instructor will send information about how the platform works prior to class.
Number of sessions: 5
Time: 6:00 am – 5:00 pm (asynchronous)
Dates: Tuesdays, May 5, 12, 19, 26; June 2
Course fee: $375