Now more than ever, we’re looking inward to find peace, clarity,
and true connection to ourselves. How can personal stories enrich our lives and heal past wounds? Can they also be of service to others? Join me in turning journal pages, ideas and half-finished essays into fully-realized pieces.
In this six-week online writing course, participants will learn the art of the personal essay by dissecting structure (and how to bend it), mining for your unique writing voice, essential craft elements and placing your essays in the world. This class will help experienced and new writers go from start to publish.
Week One — Introductions, Modern Love, and Technical Magic
Week Two — Op-Eds and Voicey Essays
Week Three — Penning and Placing Lyrical Essays (Guest Writer)
Week Four — Workshops
Week Five — What's So Funny? Using Humor as Levity
Week Six — The Art of Pitching and Selling Your Essays