Wendy Lawless is the author of the New York Times bestselling memoirs Chanel Bonfire and Heart of Glass. Chanel Bonfire has been optioned for television, and the pilot was written co-written by Wendy. She has published essays in Redbook, Powells.com and the Los Angeles press. A stage and television actress, she appeared on Broadway in the Pulitzer Prize winning play The Heidi Chronicles and off Broadway in the Obie Award winning play All In The Timing. She lives in California with her screenwriter husband and their two children.
This course was a gift from my family for which I am very grateful. By profession, a prolific writer of policy analysis, media releases, political speeches, and legislative presentations, I had never attempted memoir writing. Our instructor is an accomplished, published author of two memoirs as well as a stage and television actor. She clearly grasps her craft. Her teaching style, though sometimes brusque - even a bit Socratic - communicates her criticisms cogently. Still, class/instructor give and take was often truncated by her cutting it off mid-sentence - almost as if she was expecting a taxi to show up any minute. The bottom line is that I am a better writer thanks to her and my classmates.
Darlene T. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.
Love it! Learned so much!
Karyn K. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.
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