WRITING YOUR SPIRITUAL MEMOIR: A Weekend Intensive with Paul Brophy and Melissa Resch

Sep 27, 2024 9:00AM—Sep 28, 2024 5:00PM


Write On, Door County 4210 Juddville Rd. Fish Creek, WI 54212

Cost $275.00



Embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and spiritual growth by joining this writing intensive dedicated to crafting one’s own spiritual memoir.

Writing Your Spiritual Memoir is an unparalled opportunity to delve deeply and unearth the profound experiences that shaped you and your spiritual believes, then weave them into a compelling written narrative. Our falicitators will guide you through the thinking and writing process by providing the tools, techniques, and support needed to bring your spiritual journey to life on the page. You’ll have the chance to connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for personal growth and spiritual exploration, within a supportive community that aims to nurture your creativity and help you achieve your writing goals.

Whether you are a seasoned writer or a complete novice, you are welcome. This group is limited to 12 participants and designed to accommodate all skill levels, belief systems, and faiths. Whether writing for one’s self or to inspire others, this experience will help each participant craft a unique spiritual story with authenticity, clarity, and impact. Don’t miss this chance to create a lasting legacy of inspiration as you transform your life and touch the lives of others.

Class meets in person Friday, September 27, 10 am – 5 pm and Saturday, September 28, 9 am – 5 pm. Lunch and refreshments will be provided throughout both days.

Class Size: Minimum 5. Maximum 12.

Member discount: Members of Write On receive a 10% discount on all classes and workshops. To become a member, please click here. To receive the discount, members must log in to the website using their unique password and enter member10 in the promotion code box. The code is case sensitive.

Teaching Artists:

Paul Brophy is the originator and co-host of the Write On Critique Group, a mutual help meeting where writers help their peers improve their work via edits and constructive comments. Brophy’s writing is mainly creative nonfiction and memoir. He is happy to convert his many years of writing memos and reports to more diverse endeavors. While practicing city planning, Brophy co-authored three books and edited a fourth. His current writing interests focus on spirituality, old age, and humorous pieces, which he occasionally shares at the Tambourine Lounge Writers’ Night. Brophy splits his time between Egg Harbor and Baltimore, Maryland.

Melissa Resch is an educator, writer, and visual artist. In 2017, after traveling to all 50 states and residing on five continents, Resch settled in Door County, WI. Her quest for adventure continues through visual art and written word. Resch’s art is featured in her downtown Sturgeon Bay studio and House of Crain in Baileys Harbor. Her current writing project is memoir, about her unconventional childhood and decision as a young adult to leave fundamental evangelicalism. She teaches a women’s monthly Write On, Door County class and participates in several others. Resch also presents regularly at the Tambourine Lounge Writer’s Night open mic. melissaresch.com