Plot the Path of a Memoir

Plot the Path of a Memoir with Carol Crawford

Pre-writing exercises will help you find the focus of your story, determine where it starts and ends, and how to organize your material into a logical and compelling narrative. Increase your planning skills and gain confidence as you begin the writing process with a road map to guide you. Aspiring and experienced writers welcome.

The capacity for this class is 8 students. This class is presented in collaboration with the John C. Campbell Folk School. There will be an optional Orientation and Closing Ceremony hosted from the Folk School campus that students can attend online.

Class Materials Needed

No materials necessary

Age Range


Skill Level

All Levels

About the John C. Campbell Folk School & Lessonface

For 96 years, the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina has transformed lives, and brought people together in a nurturing environment for experiences in learning and community life that spark self-discovery. Since 2012, Lessonface has connected more than 30,000 students with over 2,000 great teachers for live music, language, and arts lessons online, delivering on our mission to help students achieve their goals while treating teachers equitably.


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The class will meet for four weekly 120-min live online sessions on Tuesdays at 6 pm ET | 3 pm PT | 23:00 UTC on the schedule below. The first session is on March 7.
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Enrolled students receive lifetime access to the video recordings of the classes.

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Plot the Path of a Memoir
Carol Crawford

How It Works

Enroll above to save your spot in the class. Lessonface will send you a confirmation right away, and a Zoom link 24 hours before the class start time. You can log into your Lessonface dashboard to access class materials, communicate with your instructor, join the live Zoom session, and access the class recordings and chat transcript afterward. Class enrollments may be cancelled for full refund up to five days before the class start date, with the exception of the materials kit fees which are non-refundable.

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Carol Crawford

Carol Crawford

Carol Crawford will be teaching Plot the Path of a Memoir.  

Carol Crawford is the owner of Carol Crawford Editing, an accredited Author Accelerator book coach, and a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association.  She has published essays, poetry, and fiction in the Southern Humanities Review, the Chattahoochee Review, the Concho River Review, and the Journal of Kentucky Studies, among others.  

Since 2014 she has coached more than eighty authors of fiction, nonfiction, and children’s literature.  She has led workshops and classes for the John C. Campbell Folk School, the Dahlonega Literary Festival, the Red Clay Writers’ Conference, the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts As...

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