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English LanguageCreative WritingStorytellingmemoir
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Developing a Narrator in First Person Writing

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 31 min)
4 videos
What's Important?7m
Intimacy and Formality6m
Narrator's Perspective10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

The Journey

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 35 min)
4 videos
Where to Begin8m
Momentum6m
Sequence and Conflict8m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Finding Your Voice

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 33 min)
4 videos
Language and Resonance8m
Using Humor and Self-Effacement8m
A Conversation with Amy Bloom about Dialogue11m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

What's Your Point?

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 19 min)
3 videos
Understatement6m
Discovery and Insight4m

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About the Memoir and Personal Essay: Write About Yourself Specialization

Memoir and Personal Essay: Write About Yourself

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