30 Days to the Personal Essay
You keep reading these piercing or hilarious personal essays. You want to write these essays. You’re not sure where to start.
This packet, 30 Days to the Personal Essay, will take you through a month-long regime of work that you can go into without a clear idea and come out of with a polished essay. You could have the story you want to tell ready by next month.
These are the exercises that helped me land essays in Marie Claire, Elle, and Cosmo.
You know you have stories. Now, how do you get them on paper in a way that brings value to readers, and doesn’t just read like navel-gazing? How do you write one of those essays you’ve read, the kind that makes you cackle or cry?
This mini-course, 30 Days to the Personal Essay, will take you through a month-long regime of work that will get you to a polished essay by the end of the month. It’s a system you can use over and over to bring out your stories in a way other people will want to read.