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Steve Peha presents a Free Memoir and Family History Writing Workshop
June 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmFree
FREE Extend the celebration of National Family History Day with this FREE memoir and family history writing workshop led by local author and writer Steve Peha.
In this 90-minute FREE introduction to writing a life, we’ll all craft vivid scenes from valuable experiences in a way that will surprise and inspire us as we get a glimpse of the potential in memoir, biography, family history, and creative nonfiction personal experience essays. “We live storied lives,” Steve says. “Our days stretch out in sequence; our minds record the memories. It’s normal to think of ourselves as ordinary people with ordinary experiences. But exactly the opposite is true. We are all, in our way, extraordinary human beings, unique and uniquely qualified to bring our own special brand of lifelong wisdom to the world. Writing shows us the individuality of our experience, the value of our insight, that special way we all have of looking at life that contributes to the way others look at theirs. Someone famous once said, ‘Life is a banquet!’ Live it up. Write it down. Feast on it forever.”
If you have any questions about this workshop, or any questions about writing at all, email Steve at email@example.com.
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