Memoir Master Class

Sunday, April 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - Monday, June 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
San Francisco, 2042 Balboa St.
San Francisco, CA United States
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$420 5 tickets left

The focus of the workshop is to encourage and guide experienced writers in creating, revising, and potentially publishing short, stand-alone works of memoir

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Daily Write Round Robin

Sun, July 8 - Sun, September 2
Online, Online
$245 13 tickets left

Jane Underwood had a unique vision when she developed the Round Robin class. By combining several elements—partnering, repetition, practice, feedback, and dedication—she created not just a writing course, but an actual community, one that has continued and grown for over a decade.

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Starting Your Novel: Taking the First Steps

Mon, July 9 @ 7:00 pm - Mon, August 6 @ 9:30 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$295 Sold out

Writing a novel can be a lonely business. It can also be pretty overwhelming when you’re doing it without guidance, input or support. If you want to start a novel or you’ve got a novel in progress, this class will provide you with the help you’ll need

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Step-by-Step to Story: A Generative Short Story Workshop

Mon, July 9 @ 7:00 pm - Mon, July 23 @ 9:30 pm
San Francisco, 2042 Balboa St.
San Francisco, CA United States
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$165 6 tickets left

“Anne Lamott may have coined the phrase ‘Bird by Bird,’ but I like to think of writing stories as similar to building a house,” says instructor Rob Williams. “You don’t build it in a day, you build it Brick by Brick

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Write from Real Life: Personal Essays & Memoirs

Tue, July 10 @ 7:00 pm - Tue, September 4 @ 9:30 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$475 Sold out

In this class you will plunge into the personal themes that make your real life stories uniquely yours. In the first half of this class, instructor Alison Luterman will give you writing exercises carefully designed to elicit the undertones and overtones that elevate events and anecdotes into the realm of art

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Writing a Story Kids Want to Read: Creating the Juvenile Novel

Tue, July 10 @ 7:00 pm - Tue, August 7 @ 9:30 pm
San Francisco, 2042 Balboa St.
San Francisco, CA United States
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$325 11 tickets left

“Writing fiction for young people means first understanding what makes a strong story,” says instructor Maxine Rose Schur. “If you have an idea for a story or have already begun writing one, this is the class for you

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Fiction Workshop: Build & Refine Your Storytelling Skills

Wed, July 11 @ 7:00 pm - Wed, September 5 @ 9:30 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$475 5 tickets left

When we read good stories they tend to endure in our hearts as touchstones that enrich our understanding of the world. We’ve all had the experience of reading something we like and wondering how the author developed such a breathtaking idea, with such compelling characters, and brought it to fruition

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Polish Your Prose: Lyric Essays

Wed, July 11 @ 7:00 pm - Wed, August 8 @ 9:30 pm
San Francisco, 2042 Balboa St.
San Francisco, CA United States
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$295 10 tickets left

The lyric essay has become a highly popular genre, appearing in a breadth of markets from journalism to the personal essay. But what is it precisely? Poetic essay, essayistic poem, both, or neither

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Getting Your Toes Wet: An Introduction to Memoir Writing

Thu, July 12 @ 7:00 pm - Thu, August 9 @ 9:30 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$295 4 tickets left

Do you feel you have a story inside you, but you’re a little leery of getting thrown in the deep end? In this class, you’ll gently wade into the vast sea of memories and experiences you’ve been carrying around for your whole life

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Raw Writing: Generating New Material

Thu, July 12 @ 7:00 pm - Thu, August 9 @ 9:30 pm
San Francisco, 2042 Balboa St.
San Francisco, CA United States
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$295 6 tickets left

“Often we have to make nonsense before we make sense,” says instructor Heather June Gibbons. “When we allow ourselves to not know, to play and romp and even run amok, to release instead of control, to write fast and get messy, not only do we have fun and surprise ourselves, we find our true material

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