- Non-fiction Writing
- Essay Writing
- English Language
- Creative Writing
Memoir and Personal Essay: Write About Yourself Specialization
Write Your Story with Confidence. Learn from four published memoirists and essayists the tools and tricks to write your story
Skills you will gain
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
Through 16 writing assignments across the four courses, and from reading the work of others, learners will develop a toolset to put pen to paper (or keys to screen) and write the story of their life. You will collect a portfolio of work that you can use as components of your memoir or essay.
How the Specialization Works
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Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.
Earn a Certificate
When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.
There are 4 Courses in this Specialization
Writing in First Person Point of View
Writing a Personal Essay
Writing Stories About Ourselves
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