August 19, 2018

Educated 4-week class


Why Tara Westover’s EDUCATED Is an Education in Memoir Writing and Staying True to Story

Class dates: September 17, September 24, October 1, October 8
Classes are one hour long and we record all sessions so that you can watch the recordings if you have to miss a class.
Early-bird registration: $85 (save $15 when you register by September 12)



It’s the rare memoir that comes along and captures national attention with such intensity. Tara Westover’s Educated, published earlier this year to rave reviews, is the story of a girl born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho.

Educated is the newest coming-of-age memoir to land on the best-seller list, proving once again the appetite for stories about lives on the margins.
Class 1 (September 17). The Power of Place: How to Transport Your Reader to Another Time and Place

Class 2 (September 24). Imagined Scenes and Speculation: How to Write What You Didn’t Witness or Don’t Remember

Class 3 (October 1). The Evolution of Characters: How to Make Readers Feel Invested in Your Story and Characters by Showing How People Change, Grow, and Decline

Class 4 (October 8). Time! A Deep Dive into Where to Position Yourself in Time—Where You Are Now, Where You Were Then, and Tracking Where Your Reader Is in Relation to Where They’ve Been