Programa de cursos integrados Memoir and Personal Essay: Write About Yourself

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Programa de cursos integrados Memoir and Personal Essay: Write About Yourself

Write Your Story with Confidence. Learn from four published memoirists and essayists the tools and tricks to write your story

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How To Write About Yourself...so that someone else wants to read it! This is the heart of this Coursera specialization in Memoir and Personal Essay. Masters of both genres share tips, prompts, exercises, readings and challenges to help every writer imagine, construct and write compelling pieces of non-fiction's most popular form: the personal narrative.

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Beginner Specialization.
No prior experience required.
  1. CURSO 1

    Memoir and Personal Essay: Managing Your Relationship with the Reader

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    Inglês

    Sobre o curso

    The blank page can be the most daunting obstacle in writing. In this course, aspiring writers will assemble a “starter kit” for approaching the blank page by developing constructive ways to think about the writing process as a whole. While sub
  2. CURSO 2

    Writing in First Person Point of View

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    Inglês

    Sobre o curso

    If you have always wanted to tell your own story—in a memoir, first-person essay, or any other form of autobiographical non-fiction—but felt you lacked the tools or the framework, this is the class for you. We will learn how successful first-person
  3. CURSO 3

    Writing a Personal Essay

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    Inglês

    Sobre o curso

    This class is the chance to create your personal essay or extend into a full memoir -- from planning and structure to bold narrative brushstrokes to the layering of significant detail. You will develop the opportunity to find your voice and see
  4. CURSO 4

    Writing Stories About Ourselves

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    Inglês

    Sobre o curso

    In this course, creative nonfiction writers will explore traditional storytelling methods, especially those which overlap between fiction and memoir. By looking at examples from a wide range of genres, including film, song, painting—even th

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  • Wesleyan University

    Wesleyan University is dedicated to providing an education in the liberal arts that is characterized by boldness, rigor, and practical idealism.

    At Wesleyan, distinguished scholar-teachers work closely with students, taking advantage of fluidity among disciplines to explore the world with a variety of tools. The university seeks to build a diverse, energetic community of students, faculty, and staff who think critically and creatively and who value independence of mind and generosity of spirit.

  • Amy Bloom

    Amy Bloom

    Distinguished University Writer in Residence and Director of the Shapiro Center for Creative Writing
  • Said Sayrafiezadeh

    Said Sayrafiezadeh

    Visiting Scholar
  • Greg Pardlo

    Greg Pardlo

    Visiting Scholar
  • Ariel Levy

    Ariel Levy

    Visiting Scholar

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