Arts & Entertainment, Writing

Growing as a Writer

David Sedaris

Lesson time 20:59 min

David talks about how to learn from live readings, conduct readings of your own, and behave when your work is published in the world.

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Topics include: Go to Readings • Keep Writing New Material • Stay Grateful • Trust That People Will Help You

About the Instructor

With essays in The New Yorker, bestselling books like Calypso, tours, and readings on NPR, David Sedaris is one of the most recognizable essayists alive. Now he teaches you the art of personal storytelling. Learn how David crafts attention-grabbing openings, satisfying endings, and meaning from the mundane—and how he uses humor to connect with others and process the difficult and sometimes dark aspects of everyday life.

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