Do you cherish family stories? Do you want to preserve them, but aren’t sure where to begin? This workshop will touch on several options, including poetry, memoir, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Participants will enjoy a variety of short writing activities designed to help capture memories or explore what interests them most about their unique family, ethnic group, or community heritage.
Kathleen Ernst is the award-winning, bestselling author of 33 published books, which together have sold 1.6 million copies. Among her honors are an Emmy for children’s educational programming, a LOVEY Best Traditional Mystery Award, and nominations for both the Edgar and Agatha national mystery awards. Kathleen’s work includes the Chloe Ellefson mystery series for adults and mature teens; American Civil War books for adults and young readers; and American Girl mysteries and historical fiction for readers ages 8 and up.
Kathleen lives in Middleton, WI, with her husband and cat. She has lived in Wisconsin for more than 30 years. She grew up in Maryland in a family that considered books as fundamental to life as food and water. She started writing as a child and never stopped! Today, she finds researching books as much fun as writing them.
Class size is limited to 16. Tuition for the workshop is $45/$30 for seniors. To register online using PayPal, please click here.