“Introduction to Essay Forms” with Natalie Lima
September 17, 2022 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT$59.00 – $119.00
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All registrants will have access to the class recording for one month.
The essay comes in all shapes and sizes. For many writers, choosing what essay form to tell a personal story in can be a difficult decision.
In this class, we will learn about and explore some of the forms of creative nonfiction, including (but not limited to) flash nonfiction, the braided essay, the memoir essay, and other experimental forms. Then we’ll experiment with the forms we learn with in-class writing exercises and prompts. Students will walk away with a better understanding of a variety of essay forms and how they might help them tell the stories of their lives.
TAKE THIS CLASS IF
- You want to try your hand at essay writing.
- You’re trying to learn about the power of nonfiction.
- You’re trying to find ways to write about your life.
The deadline to register for this class is Friday, September 16 at 5:00 PM CDT.
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