Everyone has a unique voice. Everyone has a story to tell. The circle is open to all seniors regardless of education or experience. Writing prompts will be provided and we will respond to them in 5-15 minute writing periods. You will be invited to read aloud (always optional) and receive feedback in a style that will highlight your strengths. Craft will be taught without damaging your self-esteem. All styles of writing are welcomed: memoir, essay, poetry, fiction.
The circle will be limited in order to maximize the amount of time each writer can read and be critiqued each week. There are 12 spaces in the circle. As with last year’s program, the course will culminate in an evening Art Salon where our readings and an art display by our Multi Media Art Group will be presented to the public.
Susie Whelehan will lead this course for 13 Mondays (excluding Thanksgiving and December holidays, starting on October 7 and ending on January 20, with an evening Art Salon on Friday January 24th. The sessions will be held in the Evergreen Room from 12:30 to 3:00 pm.
Susie, is a published poet, co- editor and author of “My Wedding Dress: True Life Tales of Lace, Laughter, Tears and Tulle”, Vintage/Random House, 2007, and is certified in the Amherst Writers and Artists (AWA) method of writing facilitation.
The cost for the course is $238.00. You are asked to confirm your attendance with a payment of $50.00 by cheque, cash or e-transfer and the remainder will be paid at the first gathering.
Please register at: firstname.lastname@example.org