From Memory to Memoir:  Writing Your Life Story

February 3, 2015       10:30 AM to 12:30 PM


From Memory to Memoir:  Writing Your Life Story on six consecutive Tuesdays at Windsor Historical Society’s Research Library.  Session 1:  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 you 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 February 10 (Mining a Childhood Memory for the Jewels, Working with Memories), February 17 (Focusing on Defining Moments), February 24 (Deciding Theme and Structure for your Life Story), March 3 (Using Pictures, Documents and the Rest), and March 10 (Editing your Memoir, Preparing it for Publication, Tips on Self Publishing).  COST: $75 for six session course, Class size is limited.  Registration and pre-payment needed by February 2.  For more information, contact the Society at 860/688-3813 or online at  Snow date: the following Tuesday, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM.



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