Bi-weekly; Week One; Monday; 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Memoir, unlike autobiography, is the art of reminiscing about particular events, people and/or time periods in our lives and is becoming increasingly popular. As in previous years, participants will present extracts from their own writing. Ideas/prompts are offered to stimulate writing in class and provide a source for longer pieces. Time will be given to share these explorations in a supportive and inviting atmosphere. Participants are encouraged to provide constructive feedback to sharers (who request it), as learning from others (and from published memoirs) is a significant component of this workshop.
Kathy Honickman (email@example.com) is a retired French and Special Education teacher of 38 years. She is inspired by writers and the wondrous benefits derived from the sharing of memoir.
Sally Spofforth (firstname.lastname@example.org) conducts leadership workshops in Toronto schools. She enjoys hearing the stories of others and is excited by the creative possibilities in the making of memoirs.
Janet Tyrell (email@example.com) is a retired librarian enjoying various Academy offerings. Registered in the Memoirs workshop for several years, she loves to share her stories of growing up in Nevis, W. I.