Revision Intensive: Memoir

Presented by Writespace at Writespace, Houston TX

Aug 07
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Sep 18
Revision Intensive: Memoir

Poet Diane Glancy wrote, “I think in terms of revision because I have been revised.”

Poet Diane Glancy wrote, “I think in terms of revision because I have been revised.” A finished memoir should reflect growth, rather than remain a static example of who the writer was in a specific time and place. In this workshop, you will learn valuable strategies for revising a memoir, including shaping a compelling narrator, knowing when (and how) to cut your favorite paragraph (or chapter!) and determining how to work well with an editor. We’ll also read assigned memoirs and look at sections in various stages of revision to give students the opportunity to see a memoir transition from

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ADMISSION INFO

TIME: Six Wednesdays, August 7th, August 14th, August 21st, SKIP August 28th, September 4th, September 11th, September 18th, 6-9 PM
PRICE: Early-Bird until Friday, August 2nd: $210 members, $240 non-members. After Friday, August 2nd: $240 members, $270 non-members. Become a member here. Apply for a scholarship here.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Sep 18, 2019 at 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm (Wed)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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