Revision Intensive: Memoir

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Presented by Writespace at Writespace, Houston TX

Aug 07 2019
Sep 18 2019
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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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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2000 Edwards St., Studio 208, Houston, TX 77007

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