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Petoskey Library: Summer Memoir Writing Workshop

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Date:
August 2
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Organizer

Petoskey District Library
Phone:
231-758-3100
Email:
jhaven@petoskeylibrary.org
Website:
www.petoskeylibrary.org

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Season
Summer
Age
Adults

Venue

Petoskey District Library Lower Level Classroom
500 E. Mitchell St.
Petoskey, MI United States
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Phone:
231-758-3100

Lifelong Learning: Summer Memoir Writing Workshop
Thursdays, August 2, 9, & 16, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Petoskey District Library Classroom

Randy Evans will guide us through the steps of writing a personal or family memoir. Topics that will be covered over the course include: the use of memory, fiction vs. truth, types of personal storytelling, sources of life stories, life influences, reasons not to write about the past, liberties that can be used, where to begin the story, developing a writing voice, use of detail, honesty, heart, and humor, and the importance of reading, writing, and revising. Please register by visiting the library’s events calendar on their website at www.petoskeylibrary.org.