5-week Zoom Class
Tuesdays 10 – 11:30 AM EDT
January 26 – February 23, 2021
$197 for the 5-week series
10% of proceeds will go to The Beata Vest Scholarship Fund at Portland Adult Education
financially challenged households eligible for partial Scholarships
This class is for you if…
- you want to write your memoir but don’t know where to start
- you are a beginning writer who doesn’t feel qualified to write
- you are part-way there and in need of inspiration
In this 5-WEEK SERIES of 90-minute live classes, learn to tame the chaos of memory into the art of memoir.
Learn to write from your heart, create memorable scenes, bring your characters to life, and approach trauma-writing with sensitivity.
Classes will include lectures, Q & A, writing practice and weekly prompts.
Captivating and structured just right, the class opened my mind to a different way of writing.
I was pleased to find I could dip into a tender place and write.
I love the way this encouraged me to dig deep.
I was able to write about what has haunted me for 25 years.
Catharine H. Murray, MFA, is an author, editor, writing guide and book coach. Her memoir, Now You See the Sky (Akashic Books, 2018), topped Portland’s Best-Seller list for Non-fiction in January, 2019. Murray leads online classes and workshops to help people use writing as a tool for healing. She is trained as a Traumatic Incident Facilitator and works one-on-one to assist clients in working through grief and trauma. Venues for her talks and workshops have included Ocean Park Writers’ Conference, Harvard University, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Maine State Prison, and the University of New England. Murray earned her BA from Harvard University and her MFA in Creative Writing at USM’s Stonecoast Writing Program.
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Memoir 101: Writing the Stories of Your Life
5-week Live Online Zoom Class Thursdays 10 – 11:30 AM EDT January 26 – February 23, 2021 Tuition is fully refundable up to 48 hours before first class.
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10% OF PROCEEDS WILL GO TO The Beata Vest Scholarship Fund at Portland Adult Education
Financially challenged households eligible for partial scholarships.
If you have questions or would like to apply for a partial scholarship, contact me here.