- Builds writing self-confidence
- Develops voice
- Shapes tone and style
One of the most popular genres in the literary and publishing communities, nonfiction storytelling focuses on true stories told with the drama, verve, and descriptive language of fiction. These courses will inspire you to tell your own story through a memoir or a personal essay, or to write about people, places, and things you know. Other topics covered include travel writing, profiles, and opinion pieces.
Boost your creativity with an evening of cutting-edge exercises, and identify your next steps as a writer.
Read published essays as models of the form, and then, discuss and practice the full range of this nonfiction craft.
Learn how to write essays and then get them published in magazines, in newspapers, and online.
Explore how to use your own life experiences to inspire your writing and to create autobiographical fiction.
Harness the forces of nature to discover its many sources of inspiration in this summer writing workshop.
This class is for anyone who always has wanted to write a memoir but can’t quite get things rolling, or is stuck in a rut.
Choose a reported event and craft a personal essay that recounts it from your own perspective.
Sharpen your writing skills by reporting and writing on personal (or other people’s) experiences.