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MEMOIR AND FICTION WRITING with Nancy Fishman

June 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Do we write the stories of our lives to leave a record for friends and family? Do we write memoir or fiction based on our experiences so that we can understand our lives better? Or do we write memoir to preserve history and the sometimes complex and sometimes quiet events that we have lived through?

Join fiction writer Nancy Fishman for two classes on memoir and fiction writing. We will talk about what makes a compelling memoir and why we write memoir. We will write from prompts brought in by Nancy, as well as prompts suggested by class participants. We will write in class together and then share our writing if we feel so inclined.

This class is offered free to residents of Scandia Village. As space permits, non-residents will be admitted on a goodwill donation basis. Classes are held Tuesday, June 25, and Tuesday, July 2, 10:30 am – noon. To inquire as to availability, please email jerod@writeondoorcounty.org or call 920-868-1457.

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Nancy K. Fishman is a writer of fiction and short plays. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in English with an Emphasis on Creative Writing. She is currently working on a novel for her thesis at San Francisco State University. Nancy is originally from New York and has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1987. She has maintained lifelong friendships with Wisconsin classmates from her college days in Madison and is thrilled to spend time in Wisconsin this summer.

Details

Date:
June 25
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Venue

Scandia Village, The Meadows
10560 Applewood Rd.
Sister Bay, 54234
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