Writing the Stories of Our Lives: For those new to memoir writing or wanting a refresher of the basics
Learn what makes a good memoir from start to finish, how to capture your stories and practice techniques to tell them effectively. Receive gentle constructive feedback on your work in a supportive and informative workshop setting. You will write in class and leave with at least ten slices of your memoir at the end of this course.
Wednesday afternoons from 1 to 3 p.m., April 3, 10, 17, 24 and May 2 and 8, 2019
at the Cultural Center on the estate of Nobel laureate Pearl S. Buck in Perkasie, PA
Advanced Memoir Writing: for those who have a draft or several chapters of memoir and want to deepen their knowledge of craft
Go deeply into your story to discover what you really want to say, practice narrative techniques used by modern memoir writers to capture their readers, and learn how to structure a book-length memoir. You will write in class and give and receive gentle constructive feedback in a supportive workshop setting as well as a private 24-hour Google group.
Wednesday afternoons from 1 to 3 p.m., June 5, July 3, August 7, September 4, October 2, and November 6, 2019
at the Cultural Center on the estate of Pearl S. Buck in Perkasie, PA
Registration opens January 2019: Memoir Writing Classes