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Memoir Writing Course with Moira Silva
Dates: Four week course: March 7, 14, April 4, 11
Time: 9:30 - 11:00AM
Fee: $100 for the 4-week course
Moira Convey Silva is a mother, writing teacher, community activist and award-winning writer who, for almost ten years has freelanced for national and local magazines and newspapers. Focusing on features and essays, especially ones that relate to sustainability, Moira has been published in The Boston Globe and Women's Running. Her latest accomplishment is learning to play “The Prayer” on the piano (with both hands!).
“[Come] share your story. But not in a rote, for-the-hundreth-time sort of way. Settle down inside yourself and give it to use like you never heard it before, as discovery.” Natalie Goldberg
You’ve already got the stories — moments of accomplishment, surprise, transition, and more. In this supportive writing community, you will begin transforming these experiences into memoir.
Inspiration abounds we immerse ourselves in exemplary essays, intriguing prompts, and rich discussions. By week four, your focus will be honed, and you’ll be sparkling with a renewed passion for writing.
All ages are experience levels are welcome. Please bring a notebook, pencil and open mind.