Weekly Memoir Classes

Some critics will write ‘Maya Angelou is a natural writer’ — which is, of course, right after being a natural heart surgeon. — 
Maya Angelou

Do you want to make progress on or start writing stories about your life? Are you ready for helpful feedback and expert guidance? You’ve come to the right place.


Craft & Critique

In this workshop you’ll learn about shaping a story, crafting compelling scenes, showing character, writing good dialog, engaging readers through the senses, and handling truth. You’ll strengthen your writing skills and get constructive critique of short memoirs you write at home and bring in to the group. For personal pleasure or publication. Maximum 10.


LifeWriting Workshop

Helpful feedback on new writing in progress. For personal pleasure or publication. Maximum 10.

8 weeks | Mondays, 1:00 – 3:00 | $300 new students; $285 continuing students

Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 282 High Street


• January 6 – February 24

• March 10 – April 28

More dates TBA

Contact me to enroll.


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