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The Art of Personal Essay - Winter 2019 Course
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The personal essay is a unique blend of storytelling, lessons, and poetry. Not quite memoir, not quite self-help, it is a form that lends itself to blogs, essays for magazines, or opinions for newspapers. In this workshop we’ll look at the structural foundation of the personal essay, as well as learn some simple tools to help authors use their life experiences as limitless source material.

1/9/2019 to 2/6/2019
When: Wednesday, January 9, 2019
9:30 AM
Where: Writers' Cottage
317 NW Gilman Blvd, Ste. #8
Issaquah, WA  98027
Contact: Pacific Northwest Writers
425-673-2665


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The Art of the Personal Essay  - 5 week series - Nonfiction Course


Instructor: William Kenower

Date: Wednesdays January 9, to February 6, 2019

Time: 9:30 a.m. - Noon

Location: Writers Cottage - 317 NW Gilman Village, Space 8, Issaquah, WA 98027

Cost: $200.00 - $300.00 for nonmembers

Description: The personal essay is a unique blend of storytelling, lessons, and poetry. Not quite memoir, not quite self-help, it is a form that lends itself to blogs, essays for magazines, or opinions for newspapers. In this workshop we’ll look at the structural foundation of the personal essay, as well as learn some simple tools to help authors use their life experiences as limitless source material. Most importantly, we’ll dig into how best to offer readers lessons without being dogmatic or obvious, so that our essays can be both entertaining and inspiring.

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