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Memoir 101 Memoir Essentials Class

Online Mar 16 (1 Saturday Morning)10:00am - 1:00pm Pacific$1053 Spots Left

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erika schickel memoirHave you ever thought about turning your life’s trials and tribulations into a NY Times bestseller? In this one-day lecture-only online Memoir 101 Class, Erika Schickel (2 Memoirs, LA Times) will share her secrets for turning your life’s twists and turns into lively drama! If you’re a self-starter who’s looking for all the tools to hit the ground running or if you’re a newbie who wants to get an overview of what memoir writing is all about, this is the class for you. Erika will cover crucial topics such as how to craft a compelling emotional journey for your main character, digging deep, and writing with vivid, compelling detail. There will be in-class exercises to start on your memoir, but there will be limited sharing of work. Experienced and beginning writers welcome.

34 students have published books after taking class!

Erika Schickel

2 Memoirs, LA Times

Erika Schickel is the author of The Big Hurt (Hachette Books, 2021) and You’re Not the Boss of Me: Adventures of a Modern Mom (Kensington Books, 2007). Her reviews, opinions and reporting have appeared in The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Tin House, Salon, the LA Weekly, Bust Magazine and elsewhere. She has taught memoir and essay. MORE