with Carla St. Gelais
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July 15, 2023
10:30AM - 12:30PM
Materials Fee (Paid at the Beginning of Class)
14 Seat(s) Still Available
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Have you ever felt like you wanted to write about your own life and experiences but didn't know where to begin? Perhaps you are a seasoned writer and want to focus on something particular in your life. Or, you know you have a story to tell, you just don't know where to start. This short workshop will get you started on your personal memoir writing journey. We'll generate a variety of topics for writing and we'll even use your own personal mementos to get the writing juices flowing. We all have a story to tell! Come and join us in this workshop and start writing yours.
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18 and older, exceptions with special permission
About the Instructor
I have my BA in English Teaching and my MAT in Secondary Education, both from the University of New Hampshire. I have over five years experience teaching High School English in New Hampshire, and much time spent in various internships, substitute teaching, observations, etc., at all different grade levels. I taught a Community College course in American Literature to a group of Firemen in NH who were earning their Associate's Degree. This class was actually taught at the Fire Station. I earned my TEFL certificate in Prague, CZ through a rigorous month of instruction while living abroad. I have led multiple Creative Writing workshops over Zoom and in person, taught English as a foreign language to a group of Russians for about two years, raised two creative and independent children of my own, and write literally wherever I go. I was a Contributing Writer for "St.Augustine Social" magazine in St.Augustine, Florida, which involved interviewing local people and writing about them. I also have a poem published in a leading Educational Journal for Teachers of English, "English Journal." I have traveled extensively and come from a family of educators, as my parents were Professors, writers and teachers.
Class Registration and Cancellation Policy
Advance Registration Required.
Registration: Class registrations are confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Cancellation/Refund: The Floyd Center for the Arts will conduct classes for which an adequate number of students are registered. Class status is determined 1 week before the first date of the class, unless otherwise noted. Acceptance of payment does not guarantee that a class will run. If the Center must cancel a scheduled class, students who registered for such classes will be given the opportunity to transfer their payments to another course or receive a full refund of their tuition payment.
Student Withdrawals: Students withdrawing from a class before the cancellation period has ended, (one week prior to the start of class, unless otherwise noted) can receive a full refund or may transfer their payments to another class of their choice. Students who withdraw after the cancellation period has closed or after class has started, will not receive a refund.