Special ONLINE MEMOIR WRITING Mon & Thurs 2-5pm PST

Special: Special Class

Prerequisites May require previous UCB class experience. See course description below for details.
Scheduled ONLINE MEMOIR WRITING Mon & Thurs 2-5pm PST
Start Date Jun 8, 2020, 2:00pm
Price $300 + Fees
Class Size 10 students
Sessions 6 sessions, 3 hours each

Memoir Writing with Margot Leitman

never been a better time than now to finally write that book you've been
dreaming of. Join the author of the comedic memoir "Gawky, Tales of an
Extra Long Awkward Phase,"  Margot Leitman, as she guides you through
the memoir writing and publishing process. Together with your class,
you'll be able to start constructing that personal story of yours that
deserves to be read by the masses. You'll learn the overall principles
of memoir writing, pitch and refine your memoir with the group, and
begin writing some sample chapters.  Margot has worked for over ten
years in the field of personal storytelling and is also the author of
the best selling book, "Long Story Short, the Only Storytelling Guide
You'll Ever Need" and her newest release, "What's Your Story?"

Students should have access to a computer and stable, robust internet access, webcam & microphone.

This online course uses Google Classroom and Google Meet
programs to conduct live sessions with your instructor and fellow

Please check to see if you have the compatibility requirements for utilizing these programs before registering:


All tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee.


Margot Leitman, teacher

Margot Leitman MARGOT LEITMAN is the author of the best-selling book Long Story Short: the Only Storytelling Guide You’ll Ever Need, What’s Your Story? & Gawky: Tales of an Extra Long Awkward Phase.

She has written for DreamWorks TV, the Hallmark Channel, and the Pixl Network and worked for "This American Life" as the West Coast story scout.

She is the founder of the storytelling program at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre and is a five-time winner of the Moth Storyslam and a winner of the Moth Grandslam, receiving the first ever score of a perfect 10. She travels all over the world teaching people to tell their stories.

She can be seen regularly on the UCB stage in Asssscat, and various other shows as a guest storyteller.

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