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Memoir and Personal Essay: Write About Yourself Specialization

Write Your Story with Confidence. Learn from four published memoirists and essayists the tools and tricks to write your story
How To Write About Yourself…so that someone else wants to read it! This is the heart of this Coursera specialization in Memoir and Personal Essay. Masters of both genres share tips, prompts, exercises, readings and challenges to help every writer imagine, construct and write compelling pieces of non-fiction’s most popular form: the personal narrative.

Applied Learning Project
Through 16 writing assignments across the four courses, and from reading the work of others, learners will develop a toolset to put pen to paper (or keys to screen) and write the story of their life. You will collect a portfolio of work that you can use as components of your memoir or essay.

Course Information

Estimated Time: Approximately 4 months to complete Suggested pace of 2 hours/week

Difficulty: Beginner

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Course Information

Estimated Time: Approximately 4 months to complete Suggested pace of 2 hours/week

Difficulty: Beginner