During the five-week course you will embark on a personal journey through the stories from your life. You will learn the techniques and structures of the memoir writing process. This class will be a safe place to write and share. Come start your journey this summer.
Required Book: Old Friend from Far Away, Natalie Goldberg Simon/Schuster #9781416535034
For the First Class: Bring either a writing notebook, chrome book, or laptop, depending on your preference for writing and editing. Bring a photograph to share (avoid pictures on your phone-too small) that is not too current that you either took yourself or one in which you are the subject of the photograph.
Group Leader: Mary Botticelli Christensen, Ed.D. holds a doctorate in Education from University of Hartford CT, a MA in English from Trinity College in CT , a BA in English from UConn and has 48 years of teaching experience. Besides her love of literature, she is passionate about teaching writing to all ages at all levels of ability.
Course fee: $40.00
Worcester Institute for Senior Education (WISE)Assumption College, 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester MA 01609