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Merrymeeting Adult Education



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This is Your Life

$90

with Pat Casey

Calendar Sep 25, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Have you begun writing a memoir? Or do you want to begin, but don’t know how to start? Whether you want to publish a book or preserve family stories and history, this course is for you. No matter what your writing experience, Pat Casey will help you get started, find inspiration, and save treasured memories in a form you will enjoy writing and reading over and over again. Please bring a laptop or notebook/pad and pen. Students must have computer access to compose and email their work.

Write Here, Write Now Writers Studio

$45

with Raye Leonard

Calendar Sep 29, 2019 at 10 am
Tap into new, surprising, inspiring words in this improvisational, studio-style, monthly afternoon writer's workshop. The focus is on creative flow, writing in the moment, and generating new material among fellow writers. You will produce writing in multiple forms, including fiction, poetry, memoir, even graphic narratives. This is NOT a manuscript or critique group, but expect to leave with raw material for future development. Raye Leonard is a former newspaper editor. She has taught writing at the college level since 2007 and holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from USM's Stonecoast. Class dates are Sept. 29, Oct. 27, and Nov. 24.

Writing Reality in Creative Nonfiction

$30

with Pat Casey

Calendar Sep 21, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 1 week
This half-day workshop provides an overview and discussion of the Creative Nonfiction genre as well as exercises to help kick-start your writing or expand your thinking about various nonfiction forms: essay, memoir, literary journalism, narrative poetry, fragmentary writing, etc. Instructor will also provide resources to help you continue your writing interests. Bring a laptop or pen and paper. There will be a ten-minute break midway through the class, so bring your coffee or a snack if you wish. No discounts.

Your Inner Soundtrack

$45

with Sheila Cohen

Calendar Oct 10, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks
Do you recall moments in your life that are best remembered through song? All too often our pictures, music and memories are disorganized and lack the personal touch. Wouldn't it be nice to create a photo album embellished with your own unique narrative and soundtrack? Discover ways to get started on this enriching project in this fast-paced information session. Please join Sheila Cohen in a fast-paced information session and discover ways to get started on this enriching project.

Your Inner Soundtrack, FREE TRIAL

Free

with Sheila Cohen

Calendar Oct 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week
Do you recall moments in your life that are best remembered through song? All too often our pictures, music and memories are disorganized and lack the personal touch. Wouldn't it be nice to create a photo album embellished with your own unique narrative and soundtrack? Discover ways to get started on this enriching project in this fast-paced information session. Please join Sheila Cohen in a fast-paced information session and discover ways to get started on this enriching project.

Your Life, Your Choices

$20

with Deborah Walder

Calendar Oct 16, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
What's holding you back? Join Deborah Walder for a one-evening course that explores your Wheel of Life. We will touch on career, health, relationships, finances, spirituality, education, home, social life, and creativity. You will examine your Wheel and see where you are limiting yourself and come up with ideas for how to move forward. Discover the next step to head in the right direction to create your best life ever. No discounts.




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