Gardiner Library presents a virtual writing workshop

Posted 9/16/20

The Gardiner Library will host a three-part virtual writing workshop series entitled “(Re)Writing Your Life” with Betty Marton beginning on Thursday September 24 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Join …

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The Gardiner Library will host a three-part virtual writing workshop series entitled “(Re)Writing Your Life” with Betty Marton beginning on Thursday September 24 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Join a small group of like-minded writers in creating short essays about your life based on your photographs. The series will continue to meet on October 1 and October 8. The cost is $15 per 90 minute session with a preferred commitment to all three sessions. Contact Nicole at nlane@rcls.org to register and for the Zoom link.

Writer, editor and memoirist Betty Marton, from In Your Own Words iyowpublishing.com/) has developed a guide with questions designed to take you below the surface of familiar photos so you can develop compelling and detailed stories about your life. The workshop will discuss how to connect the information about the past to the present, to give greater context and insight into how the past informs the present or how a present perspective and help reinterpret past events. When appropriately explored, past memories can also help us better understand the present move us with greater ease and clarity into the future.

For more information please visit GardinerLibrary.org or the Gardiner Library Facebook page.

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