The Perils, Pitfalls, and Promise of Fictionalizing Memoir
We will explore the wild and wooly travails of fictionalizing memoir. What works with one can be the death of the other. Concerns like POV, voice, characterization, and plot will be examined, through readings and writing prompts. The presenter will track his own efforts turning a memoir into a novel, while considering the work of more illustrious authors, in their successes and failures.