SC-CC Master Class: Telling What you Know


SC-CC Master Class: Telling What you Know


Master Class with Marva Blackmore

[Gathering, Writing and Telling from your Memoir]


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Using a series of exercises, we will explore how to find ways to generate interesting personal stories that have a universal appeal.  This will apply to shorter stories that can be told at slams or longer stories.

At the end of the workshop, you will:

Be able to construct a personal story that includes a strong dramatic arc.

Understand the difference between a story and an essay, a portrait, or a travelogue.

Understand the universal nature of a good personal story.

Understand the role of “truth” in personal storytelling.

Plus much more …  full details on websites: 


When:   May 23, 2017     -     9:00am – 5:00pm

Where:   Wildrose Room, Lister Hall, University of Alberta

Cost:   $150.00 [includes lunch]


Register early as class size is limited.


For more information contact SCCC Conference Coordinator at

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