Have you thought about writing your story, sharing life-altering events? Does your family really know about their heritage? If you've ever thought about writing your life story, now is the time. You will have the satisfaction of telling history your way. You may even find a lucrative market for your story, just like the authors of the bestselling Rocket Boys
and Angela's Ashes
. This course walks you step-by-step through the process of writing your life story. It's fun. It's exciting. It's a story only you can tell.
- You'll discover why only you can write your life story, how to give yourself permission to do it, and explore some ways to empower yourself.
- Learn quick, easy, and virtually guaranteed methods to spark memories.
- Understand the importance of writing in a journal, where to find writing time and when may be the most creative times for working on your life story.
- Learn how to capture your writer's voice or the voice of the person you're writing about.
- You'll learn professional ways to describe your location so that it jumps off the page.
- Explore how professional writers self edit and what they do to make their writing sing.
This course is part of the Creative Writing Certificate.
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Requirements: Internet access, e-mail, Firefox or Internet Explorer web browser.
You will need to create a login for your online classroom. Go to www.ed2go.com/ksuconed. Find your course by browsing the catalog or using the search bar. Click the 'Add to Cart' button. Select your start date and then create a Username and Password. You must make an 80 or higher on the final exam (online) to successfully complete the course. You may only take the exam once.
If you have questions about this course, please contact the online coordinator at 470-578-6693 or firstname.lastname@example.org.