Letters to the Future: The Simple Guide for Writing Your Memoir

You have a story to tell, but perhaps you are uncertain about how to begin. When you take the time to preserve stories from your life, you deepen your appreciation for the life you’ve lived and help friends and family to connect to you. This step-by-step workshop helps participants collect stories into a memoir. Explore which stories might be worth sharing, how to outline and write stories, and ways to document personal artifacts in a memoir that can be passed on and saved for the future. Patty Martin has an MA in writing and communication with a master’s certificate in creative writing, and an ME in educational leadership. She has taught high school for 20 years and has authored six instructional books on writing.

First, meet with Patty online for a live, 30-minute discussion and orientation to the course material using Zoom. Then you will have access to the course material online and be able to work through the information and exercises at your own pace. Plan on about 4 hours of course time. If you cannot join the live Zoom meeting, you can still take the online course. The materials fee that is paid at the time is registration is for Patty’s book Letters to the Future: The Simple Guide for Writing Your Memoir, which will give you many helpful ways to access and structure your story so that you can begin to get it on paper. Patty will mail this book to you after you register.

Code:2048DI
Dates:October 3, 2020 Check for other dates
Meets:One Sat., 10-11AM 10/03 (MT)
Location:ONLINE: Via Zoom
Fee:$81 Fee Breakdown
You could save $12.00 on this course by becoming a member of CFU Membership
Notes:$20 materials fee payable at time of registration. Class time is in MT. Good internet connection and a laptop or device with camera and mic is needed. You should download Zoom in advance of class it is free to install, https://zoom.us/download. Look for an email from your instructor with the subject line CFU Zoom class for the link. Be ready to log on and join the meeting 5-10 minutes prior to the class start time so you will be ready when class begins. If you have trouble using the link, just go to Zoom.us, click "Join a Meeting" and enter the meeting ID provided in the instructor's email.

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