Editing and honing time, polishing and embellishing your writing over the last few months with fellow participants in small groups. Write, finish, and share. Get feedback on improving your pieces for publication. Add new episodes and details, if needed. Bring all of your work completed so far. See January photos!
Editing and honing time, polishing and embellishing your writing over the last few months with fellow participants in small groups. Write, finish, and share. Get feedback on improving your pieces for publication. Add new episodes and details, if needed. Bring all of your work completed so far.
See January photos!
Voices of Wisdom – Free writing classes for Seniors 55+
Preserving the Memories of the Elders – Free Writing Classes for seniors 55+ — every week through end of February – see itinerary of classes under events tab. The culmination of all the wonderful writing will be a print and online anthology for Calaveras County.
January writing sessions continue on Tuesdays, January 9, 16, 23, and 30 with Monika Rose at Manzanita Arts Emporium, 2-4 pm in Angels Camp. Stimulate deep memory with a focus on inner landscapes, your sense of place, and your own place in history and herstory. Free. The focus is on hands-on writing activities and multi-sensory approaches in digging out those once lost or hidden memories. It’s the no-fear approach. Be bold and take the time to do this for yourself and for your friends and family, for generations coming after you. If memories aren’t recorded, they disappear. Leave a legacy behind and write your time and experience onto the page.
The free Voices of Wisdom Tuesday afternoon writing sessions last through end of February, with more writing and final selections and peer and coach editing of the writing that came out of the sessions. Sign up for January classes at 728-6171 and email@example.com. It’s never too late, but priorities for publishing will be reserved for attendees of the workshops.
Voices of Wisdom
A free writing class series for Calaveras County seniors, 55-plus, at Manzanita Arts Emporium in Angels Camp, Calaveras County, continuing through March 2018. With a generous grant from the Calaveras Community Foundation to help support the nine-month-long series of classes, and then the culminating publications, both print and eBook in April, this worthy project aims to assist seniors in recording their stories in written form and polishing them for publication if they would like the story in the public eye.
Highly-qualified writing coaches and teachers will each facilitate four writing sessions in a month, one per week, for two hours each session. Then coaches help participants shape their writing for a culminating publication for April 2018 release to the public. There will be a celebratory reading at a designated facility in April where writing seniors will share their published and unpublished works. The January writing coach is Monika Rose, English adjunct associate professor at Delta College, director and editor of Manzanita Writers Press, and author.