Get started on your memoir or produce engaging personal essays in this writing-intensive course. In-class exercises will help you think through your story’s heart, focus, and trajectory. Discover the techniques that keep readers turning pages. Learn to add color and evoke curiosity by sharpening your skills in pacing, world-building, dialogue, and character development. We will also cover revision methods and paths to publication. Aspiring and experienced writers welcome.
Carol Crawford is an independent editor and certified Author Accelerator book coach who has been teaching creative writing for more than two decades. She is author of "The Habit of Mercy: Poems about Daughters and Mothers," and has been published in "Southern Humanities Review," "Appalachian Heritage," "Concho River Review," "The Chattahoochee Review," "Journal of Kentucky Studies," and others. Carol is program coordinator for the annual Blue Ridge Writers' Conference and holds a degree in journalism and English from Baylor University. Her website is carolcrawfordediting.com.
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