If you have always wanted to tell your own story—in a memoir, first-person essay, or any other form of autobiographical non-fiction—but felt you lacked the tools or the framework, this is the class for you. We will learn how successful first-person writing is structured to offer the reader a sense of propulsive motion, and is guided by a narrator who is deliberately crafted. We will explore the ways in which language can be used to create tone, so that the emotional freight of your words is as potent as the storytelling. And crucially, we will consider the writer's responsibility to the reader: the importance of being a guide who includes the reader in the sensory, emotional, and intellectual experience you mean to share through your writing.
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來自WRITING IN FIRST PERSON POINT OF VIEW的熱門評論
As a writer and a blogger I felt like I should brush up on my craft. This course was very enlightening and Ariel Levy was engaging and informative.
Ariel Levy gives specific examples of books and excerpts to illustrate the learning points. This is very helpful and much appreciated.
Ariel Levy was absolutely engaging throughout the class and she really opened up my mind to my writing potential.
The mini-lectures are gold in mouth guidance, and the weekly assignments are well-thought drills!
Thoroughly enjoyable. Developed my writing skills beyond my expectations.
Ariel Levy's personality and passion is contagious.
關於 Memoir and Personal Essay: Write About Yourself 專項課程