Writing Your Life: Using Lived Experience for Article Ideas and Pitches

Are you seeking new ideas for articles and pitches? Writers who publish prolifically are able to tap into the zeitgeist and their own lives for interesting material. Brainstorming in a productive way is a key skill for writers who hope to publish in this mode at a quick and steady pace. In this interactive workshop, conducted via Zoom, seasoned instructor Estelle Erasmus will help participants map their lives to create the perfect article or pitch. Participants will learn approaches for developing and packaging their ideas, making their writing timely, relevant, and provocative, as well as appealing to editors and publishers.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Tips and tricks for finding stories in your own life
  • Techniques for developing a story idea into a publishable piece

Ideal for

  • Writers of all levels of experience
  • Anyone with an interest in writing and publishing nonfiction articles or essays
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.