Creative Writing: Crafting Personal Essays with Impact skillshare originals badge

Roxane Gay, Writer & Editor

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11 Lessons (1h 1m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:30
    • 2. Start With Your Why

      5:03
    • 3. Key Idea: Looking Inward and Outward

      7:17
    • 4. Key Idea: When Truth Matters

      7:50
    • 5. Key Idea: Read to Know What Works

      10:05
    • 6. Conducting Research

      6:23
    • 7. Write Your First Draft

      8:17
    • 8. Revise Your Work

      7:16
    • 9. Getting Published

      6:12
    • 10. Final Thoughts

      0:47
    • 11. What's Next on Skillshare

      0:35
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Project Description

Share your story (and progress along the way)!

Whether you're formulating an idea, are elbows-deep in research, or have written your first draft, share your progress in the Project Gallery. This class is a community for feedback, collaboration, and creative support.

If you're just getting started, feel free to share your notes, reflections, or reactions to any of the "Take Action" end-of-lesson prompts (download a handy PDF here). The important thing to start sharing, start writing, and make progress towards your goal of creating great work.

When you reach the revision stage, remember to download the worksheet in order to interrogate and improve your work. And then, share your drafts and final piece! We can't wait to read your writing.

  

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