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Getting Personal: Memoir Workshop   NEW!

Celebrities can assume readers of their biographies will be seduced by fame; but when the rest of us write about our personal lives, we need to grab hold of a reader by the powers of our expression, our ideas, and our storytelling charms. Each week, this class will help sculpt your selected memories so that their inherent power can be brought to the page. We'll focus on the crafting of short, concise memoir pieces, with weekly prompts and assignments meant to jump-start your writing. We also welcome students who are starting, or continuing, longer works. Why do certain moments haunt, charm, excite, or sadden us in retrospect? Whether emotional, comical, sensual, or spiritual in nature, what are the moments in your life that make for great stories? Stories will be disseminated via email, and then, read aloud in class.

 

Getting Personal: Memoir Workshop 

Instructor: Daniel Gewertz Day of the Week: Tu
Dates: 10/6/2020 - 11/24/2020 Number of Sessions: 8
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Tuition: $160.00
Location: Online Course,   Room: Online Course, , MA

 

 

Classes will not be in session

Monday, November 11, 2019 (Veterans Day)
Wednesday evening -Saturday, November 27-30, 2019 (Thanksgiving)
Monday, January 20, 2020 (MLK Day)
Monday – Saturday, February 17-22, 2020 (February Vacation)

Contact Us

Administrative Office: 2 Clark Road, Brookline, MA 02445
Brookline High School (Evenings and Saturday): 115 Greenough Street, Brookline, MA 02445
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 150, Brookline, MA 02446
Email: bacep@psbma.org
Telephone: 617-730-2700
Fax: 617-730-2674

Hours & Locations

2 Clark Road, Brookline 02445
– Monday-Friday: 8:30am – 4:30 pm
Brookline High
– Monday-Thursday: 4:30pm – 9:30pm and
Saturday: 8:30am – 2:00pm
Please note: hours may change during the summer and holiday/vacation weeks.

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