MEMOIR ONLINE CLASS
Announcing A Whole New Approach to Writing Your Memoir.
In John Truby’s Memoir—True Story Online Class you will learn the simple but powerful “10-10-10 System” that will turn your personal vignettes into a story with universal appeal.
Memoir—True Story is a hot genre for books and films right now. But it is a surprisingly difficult story form to do well, and most writers lack the techniques they need to bring their unique story to life.
In the MEMOIR—TRUE STORY ONLINE CLASS, John Truby applies his advanced story techniques to this intimate and popular genre. Using Truby’s revolutionary “10-10-10 System,” you will turn your story into a professionally written Memoir that will make the entertainment industry take notice.
This online class takes you step-by-step through the storytelling process, from one-line idea to final script, so that you can write an excellent work of fiction. In each of the lessons, you will first study the material and then complete the appropriate writing exercise.
Send your written responses to the exercises to firstname.lastname@example.org for comprehensive feedback. Then proceed to the next lesson. John Truby has designed the lessons in the order that will produce your best work in the shortest amount of time. However, you are free to take the lessons in any order you wish.
The Memoir-True Story Lessons:
Lesson 1 – Collect the raw material that will be used in your story.
Lesson 2- Apply the 10-10-10 system: 10 events, 10 characters, 10 reveals. Look for patterns, starting with the 7 key structure steps.
Lesson 3 – Build the frame and POV of the story.
Lesson 4 – Define the real-life characters, focusing on the 10 most important people in your life.
Lesson 5 – Figure out the plot of the story based on the 10 big revelations and decisions.
Lesson 6 – Identify the best genre for telling your memoir.
Lesson 7 – Determine the theme of your life story. Explore your feelings about the events you experienced.
Lesson 8 – Tips for actually writing the memoir.