*REMOTE*

Jumpstart Your Memoir: Craft Intensive - Remote!

$215.00
Members
$225.00
Non-members
4 Wednesdays, from 6:00pm-9:00pm (EST), starting June 9th.
Remote! (Live Zoom Meetings)
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Level: For Everyone
Adult (18+)
14 seats max
Only 1 spot left!
This course has a very clear mission: to get you started on your memoir. Through a series of targeted writing exercises, we will explore the terrain of memoir writing: mining for material, constructing scenes, developing characters, and honing your voice. Each week we'll dive into a new craft concept and read excerpts of published memoirs, discussing how to apply similar methods to our own works. Classes will focus on craft lessons, writing exercises, and on-the-spot feedback of in-class student writing. The class will offer a supportive and productive atmosphere for writers of every experience level. 

This class will be hosted using live Zoom meetings! You will be able to participate in class via Zoom videoconference from wherever you’re most comfortable. All you’ll need is a laptop or a phone! About 15 minutes before your class is scheduled to begin, you'll receive an email from your instructor with a link to join the class meeting via Zoom–no need to download anything or sign up for Zoom in advance! If you have questions about remote learning, please feel free to reach out to [email protected] for more information.

For a glimpse at how remote learning works, look no further than the deep Zoom discussion of writing and literature below:

Scholarship Information

Thanks to the excellent literary citizenship of our donors, scholarships are available for all GrubStreet classes. To apply, click the gray "APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP" button. In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must complete your application at least one week before the start date of a class. Please await our scholarship committee's decision before registering for the class. We cannot hold spots in classes, so the sooner you apply, the better. Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.

For more more detailed information about GrubStreet scholarships, including how to contribute to scholarship funds for other students, click here.

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Instructor

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Katie Bannon
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Previous Students Say

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Elements

  • Instructor Feedback
  • In-Class Writing

Genre

  • Book-Length Memoir

Commitment Level

Low

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