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January 2020

$565.00

Memoir Writing Class – 10 weeks

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Ave.
Portland, OR 97205 United States

Memoir, telling stories of how we made it through and what we learned, deeply connects us through the fabric of human experience. How do we mine our memories to create moments that illuminate, open hearts and minds, and pull readers into our world? In this workshop we will explore how to go about making specific events from our lives into intriguing, relatable, and solid memoirs. We will spend time exploring memoir samples, building a writers’ toolbox of skills such as…

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February 2020

$95.00

Collage Your Writing Project: A new window into your work

February 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Ave.
Portland, OR 97205 United States

In this two day workshop we will spend our time exploring and developing central questions about our writing projects. Some considerations may be: What is the heart of the heart of the story? Who are my characters? What is your/your characters’ biggest fear? What are the obstacles? What is the universal truth that you are exploring in you work? These are just a tiny sample of how we’re going to dig deep and investigate our projects through a visual art…

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March 2020

$275.00

Advanced Memoir – 6 meetings

March 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Ave.
Portland, OR 97205 United States

If the primary purpose of literature is to connect us with humanity, what better way to accomplish that goal than through telling our experiences and how they formed us. And yet, telling our stories is both a challenge and a gift. This workshop is for participants deep into writing their memoir. We will spend our time discussing one another’s work, looking at tools and practices of the form, reading some sample memoir sections, and helping to boost writing stamina as…

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