Life Writing and Memoir Workshop, with Giovanna Iozzi

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Life Writing and Memoir Workshop, with Giovanna Iozzi

Time: April 19, 2022 from 10:30am to 1pm
Location: Zoom Online from Collage Writing Room
Website or Map: http://collagewritingroom.com…
Event Type: online memoir course, life writing workshop, creative writing online, zoom course
Event Added By: Carmel for Collage Writing Room
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‘You must write a memoir as if you’re writing a novel, you have to give it a shape.’ Blake Morrison

Over 6 weeks, we will explore how to shape and structure our writing in a compelling and novelistic way. We will learn ways to hook our readers into our story, keep them turning the pages, charm and alarm them with our characters and reveal fascinating, relatable truths about our lives.

We will investigate what is meant by a strong voice in memoir and understand how stylistic devices like dialogue, scene building, setting description, and suspense creates a vivid world the reader can disappear inside. As well as reading extracts from published memoirists, nominated students will have the chance to workshop extracts of their writing each week.

All levels welcome.

Tuesdays 10.30am to 1.00pm. April 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24.

£125. Email kate@collage-arts.org to enrol.

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