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The blank page can be the most daunting obstacle in writing. In this course, aspiring writers will assemble a “starter kit” for approaching the blank page by developing constructive ways to think about the writing process as a whole. While subsequent courses in this series will focus on the mechanics of good writing, this course offers ways to think about the writer’s relationship to her material, and ultimately develop a writing style that is uniquely her own....

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4 de ago. de 2019

The information was given in such a way that I found myself re-thinking all of the stories I've written, wanting to explore other options and re-write from a clearer perspective. Truly valuable.


22 de ago. de 2019

Just started today and finished already teh first week...fantastic ...well spoken, well informed, easy to understand from someone english is a second language. Look forward to the next weeks.

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por Alexandria S

2 de may. de 2020

I thought this class was very well structured and that Greg Pardlo was relatable and on point. I have listened to the lecture segments repeatedly, and I continue to learn from them. The assignments, especially the one relating your life to historical trends and events, are enlightening.

por Jennifer J W

2 de sep. de 2022

I enjoyed the lectures which provided me with a different slant to the work I've done on my memoir. Plus I learned a lot from reading the peer assignments. I had not considered the concept of the frame before, even though I had used the technique sometimes unconscously.

por B R H

11 de jun. de 2020

it was a good learning experience . I was really forced to think and write my bits of my memoir with emotions, understand the difference between the frame and the story. Thanks Mr Greg . I never knew that i can do justice for on line learning. but YOU made it possible.

por Jean-Pierre C

29 de abr. de 2020

I have learnt a lot. More importantly, this course has unlocked my ability to think reflectively and to better structure the narrative. Sounds weird now but I never thought about the reader before with this level of respect. I genuinely think it has changed my approach.

por Ann M

3 de nov. de 2022

Great structure and prompts. They made writing so much easier. I felt I was able to find a voice with each exercise. The peer review process was also good. It was enlightening trying to read other's work critically. It is probably the hardest part of the course.

por Athena J

6 de mar. de 2021

I loved this course, the materials and the complexity and thoughtfulness of the assignments. I do wish a few of the assignments were a little bit more clear - I sometimes didn't know if I was doing them correctly! - but they were incredibly fun and deep nonetheless!

por Laura F Z

30 de jun. de 2020

Dr. Pardlo was really clear in his explanations of the material, and presented the material in a fresh way that I had not been exposed to before, since I'm not a poet. I highly recommend this course for anyone who wants to kick-start their personal writing projects.

por Imelda C F

14 de dic. de 2020

All my teachers are great! I'm so blessed to have 'met' them even through a virtual platform. learning so much from my teachers and from my classmates (although, at times their comments are off-kilter because they're not reading properly hahaha) God bless us all.

por Betsy A

31 de ago. de 2020

The course's pace kept me writing but wasn't a burden. The minilectures were very interesting and helpful. The prompts were a challenge but not crazy hard. My classmates' writing was very interesting to read. In short, I learned a lot about writing in 4 weeks.

por Constantino C

13 de oct. de 2020

Though the course was excellent, I did not like to receive one encouragement message from you (which I appreciated), but I did not have any possibility to respond. I tried to write a text to Greg, and I left it in his blog. Regards, Constantino

por Pongitte R

2 de jun. de 2020

Professor Pardlo is fantastic. His video clips are effective for getting participants to consider the various aspects of memoir writing. Excellent and appropriate use of examples to make his points. I only audited but would recommend.

por Dean P

28 de mar. de 2022

Good starter class on how to write a memoir. Included Interesting stories, and clear and thoughtful videos explaining how to choose pint of view, utilize your memory, and show and tell specific details to start writing your memoir.

por Jon K

16 de may. de 2020

I really enjoyed this course. I was my first course ever done online and the pace and topics were great. I would've liked more input from the instructor on my work, but it's probably not a suitable venue for that.

Thanks again.

por Carolyn J

25 de abr. de 2021

I so enjoyed this first course for me in Memoir and Personal Essay. In particular, I appreciated the skilled and insightful approach of Greg Pardlo who gave his knowledgeable and astute advice so freely. Thank you so much!

por Clarissa S

17 de jun. de 2020

I loved this course! thank you so much! I loved Greg's videos, which were short but very insightful. I loved the assignments, very well thought. Couldn't recommend this course enough for anyone who wants to write.

por Michelle L V

26 de oct. de 2020

I enjoyed listening and learning from Greg's videos. He gave in depth explanations and compelling examples. I will move on to the next course after this experience. Thank you for an affordable chance to learn!

por Margaret J

19 de oct. de 2019

Key concepts in crafting memoir are presented, explained, and followed up with dynamite exercises. I found this course extremely useful in my efforts to structure and craft a memoir of my long work history.

por Maram A

10 de jun. de 2020

This course is so important for the persons who love details in life and step by step you will know how to write well about your thoughts and stories that you faced in your life...

Very interesting

por Edeltraud V

23 de ago. de 2019

Just started today and finished already teh first week...fantastic ...well spoken, well informed, easy to understand from someone english is a second language. Look forward to the next weeks.

por Sheryl L

20 de mar. de 2021

Really enjoyed the instructor. Appreciated the lectures, and the need for me to keep a dictionary close to look up some of his high-powered words. I enjoyed all four assignments.

por elisabeth

13 de abr. de 2021

The assignments were wonderful prompts drawing out unexpected topics and encouraging introspection on daily life. Great backbone from which to build. Loved it! Thank you!

por Roxana G

23 de sep. de 2019

Very practical videos, short but instructive. Nice assignments, although the instructions weren't always clear.

I really liked the teacher, and I loved the content.

por Bibek A

4 de may. de 2020

Fantastic. I learned so much about writing about myself and the people around me. Greg is a wonderful mentor. Truly enjoyed and learned a lot. Thanks, Coursera.

por Ann H

30 de jun. de 2021

This course was recommended to me by a writer friend, and I enjoyed the guided learning to sharpen specific skills, particularly attention to perspective.

por Irene G

1 de jun. de 2020

I am an experienced writer. I enjoyed the videos and assignments. I felt that I learned some new skills and different ways of evaluating my writing.