Special ONLINE Tues & Thurs 2-5pm PST

Special: Special Class

Prerequisites May require previous UCB class experience. See course description below for details.
Scheduled ONLINE Tues & Thurs 2-5pm PST
Start Date Apr 7, 2020, 2:00pm
Price $300 + Fees
Class Size 10 students
Sessions 6 sessions, 3 hours each

Memoir Writing with Margot Leitman

It's never been a better time than now to finally write that book you've been dreaming of. Join the author of the comedic memoir "Gawky, Tales of an Extra Long Awkward Phase,"  Margot Leitman, as she guides you through the memoir writing and publishing process. Together with your class, you'll be able to start constructing that personal story of yours that deserves to be read by the masses. You'll learn the overall principles of memoir writing, pitch and refine your memoir with the group, and begin writing some sample chapters.  Margot has worked for over ten years in the field of personal storytelling and is also the author of the best selling book, "Long Story Short, the Only Storytelling Guide You'll Ever Need" and her newest release, "What's Your Story?"


Students should have access to a computer and stable, robust internet access, webcam & microphone.



This online course uses Google Classroom and Google Meet programs to conduct live sessions with your instructor and fellow students.


Please check to see if you have the compatibility requirements for utilizing these programs before registering:

https://support.google.com/meet/answer/7317473?hl=en


All tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee.

NOTE: CLASS MEETS AT PACIFIC STANDARD TIME (PST)

Margot Leitman, teacher

Margot Leitman Margot Leitman is a comedian, writer, and award-winning storyteller from Matawan, NJ. She is a five time winner of "The Moth" storyslams, and the winner of "The Moth Grandslam," in NYC.

Her first book, "Gawky...Tales of an Extra Long Awkward Phase," was an Amazon best-seller and was featured on LA Magazine's Reading List. Her second book, "Long Story Short: The Only Storytelling Guide You'll Ever Need" will be released October 2015 from Sasquatch Books (distributed by Random House).

She has written for NBC, the Hallmark Channel and the PiXL Network, has appeared in over a dozen commercials and has appeared on Comedy Central, Mtv, VH1, NBC, ABC and more.

She can be seen regularly on the UCB stage in Asssscat, hosting "Origin Story," and co-hosting the long running "Stripped Stories."

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