Don't be fooled by the grim-faced picture. It was the only unblinking one. For me, words are worth a thousand pictures. I'm looking forward to saying hi to all of you.

Saturday, May 3, 2008

Registration for my summer Intermediate Class in Writing the Personal Essay is starting now!

From the New York Time's Modern Love essays to Newsweeks My Turn, to best selling anthologies in every bookstore in the country, personal essays have captured everyone's attention. In this class you'll learn how to turn your thoughts, feelings and experiences into real, funny, and deeply moving art. Memoir can take years to finish. This is a quick form. You will learn how to use literary tools to polish your essays for publication. And at the end of this course, you will have at least one, possibly two essay ready to send out and ideas of where to send them.

Requirement: Personal Essay l or any other Nonfiction class or permission from instructor with writing sample.

Go to the UCLA Extension summer registration website, open NONFICTION ll and you will find my intermediate class.

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