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Lifelong Learning Institute

Lifelong Learning Institute

The Lifelong Learning Institute is pleased to welcome The Writers’ Colony to Delray Beach Public Library.

FROM MEMORY TO MEMOIR | Instructor: Barbara Cronie, Founder and Director of The Writers’ Colony

Now is the time to organize your life experiences into a memoir worthy of publication, or simply write about your favorite people and events as a record of family history.

In this course, you will learn:

  • the difference between autobiography and memoir
  • how to develop a writing process that works for you
  • how essay and narrative writing can be combined
  • the importance of journal writing
  • different styles of memoir
  • how to write dialogue that speaks
  • how to publish a memoir

All students receive a personal critique of their writing.

Session 1: Tuesday, September 27-November 1, 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Session 2: Tuesday, November 8-December 13, 6:00 to 8:00 pm

COST: $249 per six-week session per person

PUBLISH OR PERISH | Instructor: Barbara Cronie, Founder and Director of The Writers’ Colony

This intensive seminar features special speakers and a panel discussion about how to successfully navigate the world of publishing.

Saturday, December 3, 1:00 to 4:30 pm

COST: $75 per person