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Writing Life Stories C

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Why write our own stories? Memoir writing may help us capture enduring portraits of the people in our lives, recreate with words the landscapes we once walked, and take the time to reflect on our ever-changing personal, familial, or social circumstances. Yet, writing about one’s own life can be daunting. Where does one start? What should be included or left out? How should you organize your thoughts? Chronologically? By themes? What about style? Poetry or prose? Brief anecdotes or chapter-long memoirs? Whether beginners or experienced writers, we can help each other tackle some of these questions in our OLLI memoir writing groups. Every week we will have an opportunity to present our work to a sounding board of like-minded
“memoirists” and to give and receive helpful feedback. We will also hone our writing skills by drawing from a wide variety of resources dealing with the genre. If you ever wished to try your hand at writing compelling, real-life stories, this is your chance.

Class Details

14 Sessions
Weekly - Mon

Virtual - Any Location

MultipleInstructor :
1.Susan Gillis2.Kathy Felice3.Susan McMillen 



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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/14/2020 - 12/14/2020 Weekly - Mon 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM N/A, Virtual - Any Location  Map Susan McMillen  ; Kathy Felice  ; Susan Gillis