From Memory to Memoir:  Writing Your Life Story

October 13,2015       6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

At Windsor Historical Society’s Research Library. 


Session 1 of 6:  Why You Want to Write Your Life Story and Quieting Your Inner Critic.  Remember your parents’ and grandparents’ stories of growing up?  Turn memories of significant events in your life into a memoir for posterity.  Learn where to start, how to get organized and keep going until your finish.  Get tips on pictures and documents to include and how to self-publish your story.  No previous writing experience required.  Susan Omilian has been encouraging and guiding budding memoir writers for many years.  Sessions follow on October 20 (Mining a Childhood Memory for the Jewels, Working with Memories), October 27 (Focusing on Defining Moments), November 3 (Deciding Theme and Structure for your Life Story), November 10 (Using Pictures, Documents and the Rest), and November 17 (Editing your Memoir, Preparing it for Publication, Tips on Self-Publishing).  COST: $75 for six session course. Class size is limited.   For more information, contact the Society at 860/688-3813. 



Return to Past Programs


Copyright 2010 by Windsor Historical Society of Windsor, Connecticut, Inc.