Writing the Tough Stuff: A Master Class with Lisa Cooper Ellison
When, Why, and How to Tackle Painful Material
During this two-hour master class, you'll explore common roadblocks creative nonfiction writers face. Next, we’ll examine the purpose behind your most difficult stories. Finally, we’ll practice specific writing techniques that will help you address memory lapses, writing around traumatic incidents, using structure to make your point, and writing without retriggering yourself. This session is perfect for creative nonfiction writers of all experience levels.
This Master Class is available through July 31, 2021.
Lisa Cooper Ellison is an editor, coach, writer, and speaker with an Ed.S in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a background in mindfulness. She has spent the last two decades helping clients and students turn difficult experiences into art. She currently teaches courses in memoir, creative nonfiction, and mindful writing. Her life story and essays have appeared on NPR’s With Good Reason and in Hippocampus Literary Magazine, Kenyon Review Online, Huffington Post, and The Guardian, among others. More about Lisa Cooper Ellison at lisacooperellison.com.