Join Sylvia Lovely for a three-part seminar series on how to write the stories of your life. From cave wall hieroglyphics to the great literary works, we are hard-wired to describe and understand our lives and the times in which we live through stories. Perhaps your story is about a difficult time in your life with lessons learned, maybe about a moment of triumph, how you adapted to the pandemic, how you are processing your role in our country’s ongoing struggle for social justice, or even simply a small act that holds significant meaning to you. As a beginning writer who is interested in dipping your toe in writing and sharing with others, this class will offer basic instructions on how to start, how to find inspiration, and how to understand the power of stories to bring clarity to life’s moments and our choices. In addition to the basics of how to write, come prepared to share your writing with others and hear the stories of your classmates. Be prepared for the wonderful experience of forming a community of support with others.
Being well over 50 and having experienced life learning lessons through adversity, Sylvia Lovely has written her own story as a witness to a life with moments of crushing defeat and ultimately triumph.
This class is offered in partnership with our friends at Good Foods Co-op (registration link will redirect).
This class is suitable for all levels.
The Carnegie Center reserves the right to cancel a class if minimum enrollment is not met. It is best to register early to help our instructors prepare and to ensure the class does not get cancelled. We evaluate registration numbers between 6 and 2 business days before a class starts to decide whether we can hold the class. Classes that do not meet minimum enrollment may be cancelled a minimum of two business days prior to the first class meeting. All participants will be notified by email and will receive full refunds.