About this Specialization

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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 Level
Approx. 4 months to complete
Suggested 2 hours/week
English
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Beginner Level
Approx. 4 months to complete
Suggested 2 hours/week
English

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Memoir and Personal Essay: Managing Your Relationship with the Reader

4.2
stars
120 ratings
58 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Writing in First Person Point of View

4.8
stars
56 ratings
28 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Writing a Personal Essay

4.4
stars
42 ratings
17 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Writing Stories About Ourselves

4.3
stars
49 ratings
23 reviews

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Wesleyan University

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