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?"
programs to conduct live sessions with your instructor and fellow
Margot Leitman, teacher
Margot Leitman is a comedian, writer, and award-winning storyteller from Matawan, NJ. She is a five time winner of "The Moth" storyslams, and the winner of "The Moth Grandslam," in NYC.
Her first book, "Gawky...Tales of an Extra Long Awkward Phase," was an Amazon best-seller and was featured on LA Magazine's Reading List. Her second book, "Long Story Short: The Only Storytelling Guide You'll Ever Need" will be released October 2015 from Sasquatch Books (distributed by Random House).
She has written for NBC, the Hallmark Channel and the PiXL Network, has appeared in over a dozen commercials and has appeared on Comedy Central, Mtv, VH1, NBC, ABC and more.
She can be seen regularly on the UCB stage in Asssscat, hosting "Origin Story," and co-hosting the long running "Stripped Stories."