A 2 Week Writing Course That Teaches You To Write Your Memoir
with Pragya Bhagat
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Class Fee: Rs. 4,500 Only
This two-week class will focus on how to weave depth and connection into our memoirs. We will talk about what it takes to write a memoir. We will dissect the work of master memoirists, give each other rigorous feedback, and foster a writing community that will continue to support us long after the course is done.
At the end of the course, you will emerge more informed, more curious, and more confident to bring your writing into the world.
We will explore our ‘why,’ the reason we want to write our stories. Additionally, we will bust some myths about memoir writing and learn different ways to create character maps.
How can we incorporate the idea of place into our writing? What are different ways that memoirists write about place while including our emotional and socio-cultural memories We will also focus on workshopping each other’s work.
Scene and Summary
A good memoir is about balancing when to zoom in and when to zoom out, when to speed up the pace and when to slow it down. We will learn the differences between scene writing and summary writing and read some memoir excerpts to identify these two components.
Memoir writing is all about knowing how to access our memories. We will go through some exercises to learn how to do this. We will also learn how certain well-known memoirists access their memories.
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