Telling Your Story: Personal Essay and Memoir (Only 3 spots left!)
August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Instructor: Bill Glose
$60 Members | $65 Nonmembers
Sunday, 8/11/19 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This seminar will focus on structure and storytelling elements of essays and memoirs. Practical exercises will incorporate brainstorming and organizational techniques to gather details and focus your story on a particular theme. The class will also discuss ethical dilemmas associated with true-life stories.
Bill Glose is a former paratrooper and combat platoon leader. Now a civilian, he undertakes intriguing pursuits—such as walking across Virginia and participating in a world-record-setting skinny dip—to write about for magazines. A contributing editor with Virginia Living magazine, he had also written freelance articles, essays, and stories for numerous other publications, including The Writer, Army Times, and GRIT. His literary honors include the F. Scott Fitzgerald Short Story Award, the Virginia Press Association First Place Award for Sports News Writing, and the Missouri Humanities Council Award for Veteran’s Interviews. A page of helpful information for writers is available on his website (www.BillGlose.com).