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3 Classes (3 hours 23 minutes)

  • Materials

    A pen and paper or word processing program

  • Final Product

    3 powerful essays in your unique voice and style

  • Level

    All Levels

1. Mine Your History for Material and Inspiration

Many of the richest, most evocative essays draw from personal experience. You'll begin your writing journey by exploring your past to create an essay that resonates with readers.

2. Explore the Personal Essay

Now, zoom out and examine your "why." You'll put your personal voice and story into a wider context. Your essay for this class will take a stand to make an impact on your readers.

3. Explore the Journalistic Essay

Turn your lens outward and tell someone else's story with artful style. Learn how to find a great story, research your subject, distill research into a clear outline, and infuse your writing with curiosity for an unforgettable final piece.

Congratulations! You’re All Done.

You did it! You’ve completed the full Learning Path. We can’t wait to see where these skills take you next.