by Ellyn Gelman


This workshop is instruction based designed around in-class writing to specific prompts. We will focus on a different aspect of craft each week. Topics include: Voice — what is the voice of innocence and the voice of experience in memoir and how to weave them together. Dialogue — why is it important and how to write it authentically. Scene — how to enter a scene using an image or a photograph. Metaphors — their power and how to use them in your story. Research — in what way does research enhance the story? What does it mean to show not tell? Timeline — where does my story begin and where does it end and then what? All writing will be done in class. This class is for beginner or advanced writers.

Online via ZOOM
7 Wednesdays, 10am to 12noon
January 13, 20, 27, 2021; February 3, 10, 24, 2021; March 3, 2021

For more info, call 203.227.3250 or email

The Craft of Writing Memoir

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    Westport, CT  06881

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