Creative Writing: Crafting Personal Essays with Impact

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Everyone has a story to tell. Join best-selling author Roxane Gay to find your story craft your truth and write to make a difference. Roxane Gay is a writer professor and editor known for her honest thoughtful writing on race gender identity culture and more. She is the author of the New York Times best-selling essay collections Bad Feminist and Hunger as well as the nationally best-selling Difficult Women . Her writing has appeared in McSweeneys and Tin House and she is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times . How does such powerful writing come to be? This one-hour masterclass is an insightful inspiring look at how to transform your story into a powerful personal essay. Learn how to craft your personal voice with wider context—and write to connect with the people you want to reach. By sharing her meditative thoughtful approach to the craft of writing Roxane invites you to take yourself seriously as a writer empowering you to share your passion take a stand and make an impact on the world around you. Packed with practical guidance actionable tactics and example essays 8 video lessons will take you from first idea to a final publication-ready work. Throughout Roxane will help you: Find a specific purpose for telling your story