HARBOUR HILL RETIREMENT COMMUNITY
HOW TO WRITE YOUR MEMOIR
With Local Author/Speaker
DEBBIE A. MCCLURE
Introductory Talk: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 2-3:00pm
Hands-On Workshop: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 2-3:30pm
Have you always wanted to write your memoir, or had family suggest that you should “write that down”?
This is your chance to learn the fundamentals of writing a good memoir that others will actually want to read!
Introductory Talk (Wednesday, April 13, 2016):
What is a memoir?
Why would people want to read your memoir?
What makes a story worth telling?
Choosing what to write - You don't have to tell everything!
How do you get started?
Anthologies – What are they and how can you work together to create one?
Story-telling – How to tell a good story
Workshop (Wednesday, May 18, 2016):
In-class writing exercise with writing prompt and open discussion
Choosing your Topic(s)
How to add interesting detail to make your story sing
Class “Look-About” - Writing what you see, hear, feel, and smell?
The art of story-telling – How to bring your story to life
Open class discussion on writing your memoir and critiques (What makes a good critique?)
Please be prepared to bring along a good working pen/pencil, a note book, and have some fun! Come with a friend and share the experience.
Call 519 440-0110 to reserve your seat. 104 Suncoast Drive E. Goderich ON.
Elgin Business Women's Networking Group
When: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 @ 5:30pm
Where: Wayside Restaurant, 10680 Sunset Road, Talbotville, Ontario
Contact: Gail McNaughton -
The Elgin Business Women's Networking Group is a non-profit business and professional women's organization in Elgin County that offers a supportive, enriching, and nurturing environment for members to connect with like-minded women.
Focusing on knowledge sharing and connection, we facilitate access to resources and guest speakers that empower members in their personal and professional growth.
Elgin Business Women's Network monthly meetings are normally held the third Wednesday of every month.
Location based in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada