Memoir Into Make-Believe

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM

Memoir Into Make-Believe: Turning Your Life Into Fiction

Member Skillshare featuring Tina Tocco

Do you love writing for children or teens, but sometimes don’t know where to start? How about your own memories? In this generative workshop, you’ll write a short memoir piece from a prompt. Then, you’ll transform that piece into fiction for young readers. You’ll learn how altering story elements such as conflict, point of view, and event outcomes can spark an entirely new work. New and experienced writers welcome!

Faculty Bio: Tina Tocco's work has appeared in Highlights, Highlights High Five, Cricket, AppleSeeds, Humpty Dumpty, Cadet Quest, Pockets, and other children's publications. She teaches both teens and adults, including a class in children's/YA writing for Arts Escape (Connecticut). Tina holds an MFA in creative writing from Manhattanville College.


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