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Writing Courses

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Place is the ground we walk on and what grounds the roots of our stories. Join instructor Catherine Young in exploring a sense of place in writing.

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Food tells a story, about family and traditions, culture and travel. This workshop features tips for writing vividly about food, engaging all the senses and reflecting on the power of taste and aroma to evoke memories of people and places. 

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How has the pandemic changed my life? What has been the worst of it, and the best? How do we navigate hard times?

The things we love about engaging memoirs are also what make them challenging to write. The best memoirs do more than capture memories and experiences. They help put our lives in context, explore their meaning and reveal emotional truths.

This course about writing memoir and other personal or family stories is designed for people who took one of Marja Mills’s earlier workshops, as well as those who don’t feel the need for the more basic memoir course. 

This course about writing memoir and other personal or family stories is designed for people who took one of Marja Mills’s earlier workshops, as well as those who don’t feel the need for the more basic memoir course. 

In our world of dashed-off texts and emails, a thoughtful note or letter stands out. But what to say, and how to say it?

*** November 23's meeting will be held the day prior on November 22 ***

Stebelton Course Slide

A forest, an old field, a prairie remnant, or an urban tree canopy is each a set of constant tensions.

Marja Mills Course Slide

The things we love about engaging memoirs are also what make them challenging to write. The best memoirs do more than capture memories and experiences. They help put our lives in context, explore their meaning and reveal emotional truths.

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