To Make a Memoir Universal, Go Small
It’s the details that count. Memoir is a history of time and place as well as a story of transformation. Delve deep into the scenes you write so that they come alive. If you are already writing a memoir, bring some pieces to class. We will look for places in which extra details can make the scenes pop. If not, bring your ideas for memoir vignettes and I will coach you to bring out the tiny details.