Beginner through advanced writers are welcome to join the library's 6-week Turning Memories into Memoirs: A Writing Workshop.
Come to write and share your memoirs within a supportive environment. Part of each class will focus on an aspect of writing to enhance your skills.
Class 1: Giving and Receiving Feedback
Class 2: Finding your Voice
Class 3: Choosing a Topic
Class 4 & 5: Showing, not Telling
Senses, Feelings, Setting
Class 6: To Publish or Not
This workshop will be co-led by Ellen Walsh and Linda Carvelli.
Ellen Walsh holds an English Teaching degree from Brown University, was a former librarian at St. Andrew's School, and has taught at The Wheeler School and The Lincoln School. She lives in Providence with her husband.
Linda Carvelli holds a Computer degree from Bentley University and masters degree from Bryant University. She's worked in corporate America as a technology Project Manager for over 20 years. She started attending writing workshops in 2005 and what started as a series of short stories became her memoir, Perfectly Negative, self-published in 2016. Linda is also a certified Life Coach helping clients overcome various life challenges.
Free and open to adults of all ages. Register using the form below.
This program is sponsored by Friends of Barrington Public Library.