Instructor: Sarah Hays Coomer
Everyone has a story to tell, and personal essays are a great way to hone your craft and get started in publishing. This class is perfect for anyone interested in writing a memoir or publishing freelance articles.Author, Forbes columnist, and USN parent SARAH HAYS COOMER will share tools of the trade for writing, pitching, and publishing personal essays.Together, you will explore:- how to pick a topic,- where to begin,- how to create story structure,- what editors are looking for,- which publications are open to new writers, and- how to write an effective pitch.Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to share your unique perspective!Sarah’s most recent books, THE HABIT TRIP and PHYSICAL DISOBEDIENCE, will be available in class or can be pre-ordered at the USN bookstore or anywhere you get your books. They are not required to take this class but will be referenced in the discussion.
Class Fee: $35.00
Age 21 and up.
Sarah Hays Coomer
Sarah Hays Coomer is a USN parent, Mayo Clinic- and National Board-certified health & wellness coach, Forbes columnist, speaker, and author of three books: The Habit Trip, Physical Disobedience and Lightness of Body and Mind. Her work has been featured in Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, HuffPost, Triathlete, NPR, Women's Health, Thrive Global, and The Tennessean, among others. She has spoken at organizations and universities nationwide including Google, Vanderbilt University, the Nashville Women's March, The University of the South, the Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition, Confluence, and the Girls to the Moon Conference. Sarah lives in Nashville with her family and two rescue pups, Ringo and Moon. You can find her at www.SarahHaysCoomer.com.
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