29 min

Crafting Powerful Personal Essays Freelance Writing Direct

    • Entrepreneurship

In today’s episode, Sherry Paprocki interviews Estelle Erasmus on crafting powerful personal essays.
Estelle teaches writing at NYU, Writer’s Digest, in one on one coaching, and in writers’ conferences nationwide, including at the ASJA Conference, Writer’s Digest Conference, Hippocamp, and more. She is the special judge for the Writer’s Digest personal essay contest for 2022. 
Her writing and coaching students publish well and widely, including in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Your Teen, LA Times, The New York Daily News, The New York Post, and many more. 
Estelle not only coaches people on how to craft their essays, she also provides advice on publication opportunities. 
 
In this episode:
What writers should know before even starting to write an essay Details on the necessary narrative arc  Starting your essay in the middle  The power of sharing your story  
Send us an email: freelancewritingdirect@gmail.com
 
Connect with Estelle:
Website: https://estelleserasmus.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/EstelleSErasmus/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/EstelleSErasmus
Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@estelleserasmus
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/estelle.sobel.erasmus/
Estelle’s Classes: https://estelleserasmus.com/classes
 
Essays referenced: Singing My Dad Back to Me, New York Times 
Giving Up the Ghost Baby, Purple Clover



Connect with Sherry: 
Website: https://sherrybeckpaprocki.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paprockisherry/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sherry.paprocki
Twitter: https://twitter.com/sherrypaprocki
Book: www.freelancefancy.com
 
If you’ve enjoyed our podcast, please leave us a review. Reviews help bring our podcast in front of more people. 
We want to hear from you. For questions, ideas for future episodes, and thoughts on our episodes, email us at freelancewritingdirect@gmail.com.

In today’s episode, Sherry Paprocki interviews Estelle Erasmus on crafting powerful personal essays.
Estelle teaches writing at NYU, Writer’s Digest, in one on one coaching, and in writers’ conferences nationwide, including at the ASJA Conference, Writer’s Digest Conference, Hippocamp, and more. She is the special judge for the Writer’s Digest personal essay contest for 2022. 
Her writing and coaching students publish well and widely, including in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Your Teen, LA Times, The New York Daily News, The New York Post, and many more. 
Estelle not only coaches people on how to craft their essays, she also provides advice on publication opportunities. 
 
In this episode:
What writers should know before even starting to write an essay Details on the necessary narrative arc  Starting your essay in the middle  The power of sharing your story  
Send us an email: freelancewritingdirect@gmail.com
 
Connect with Estelle:
Website: https://estelleserasmus.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/EstelleSErasmus/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/EstelleSErasmus
Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@estelleserasmus
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/estelle.sobel.erasmus/
Estelle’s Classes: https://estelleserasmus.com/classes
 
Essays referenced: Singing My Dad Back to Me, New York Times 
Giving Up the Ghost Baby, Purple Clover



Connect with Sherry: 
Website: https://sherrybeckpaprocki.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paprockisherry/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sherry.paprocki
Twitter: https://twitter.com/sherrypaprocki
Book: www.freelancefancy.com
 
If you’ve enjoyed our podcast, please leave us a review. Reviews help bring our podcast in front of more people. 
We want to hear from you. For questions, ideas for future episodes, and thoughts on our episodes, email us at freelancewritingdirect@gmail.com.

29 min