Tales from the Memory Palace: Writing 6, 25, 50, and 100-word Memoirs (with Giulietta Nardone) - ONLINE
In this four-week ONLINE memoir writing adventure, you’ll learn to scope out, swoop down and snatch up important memories from your life then speed write them into miniature masterpieces. Write precise but powerful flashes of insight into the human experience!
Six words, 25 words, 50 words and 100 words. Weekly readings, online discussions and assignments will correspond with those lengths. You will be provided with resources that support writing the short but powerful memoir as well as places to submit for publication. Open to writers of all levels.
ONLINE: Writers will interact with the instructor and each other through discussion boards. Feedback is deep, thoughtful and frequent. NO LIVE VIRTUAL MEETINGS.
Week #1: Defining the Memoir: What do I need?
Week #2: Digging up Moments: What do I include?
Week #3: Drafting it Short: What do I cut?
Week #4: Dealing with Editors: What do I say?
GIULIETTA NARDONE has been leading writing programs on-line and in person since 2008. Her personal essays and short memoirs have been published in well-respected newspapers, magazines, books and broadcast on public radio. She has a forthcoming nonfiction book which will be released this spring!
WHEN: 4 Weeks, beginning Sunday, July 5, 2020