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The Memoir Project

Write about your life in an enjoyable, no-stress environment with the help of Jacquie McTaggart!
When Mar 03, 2014
from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where Community Room
Contact Name
Contact Phone 319-334-2470
Attendees Adults
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A picture is worth a thousand words, but memories are priceless. Have you recorded your memories for future generations?  If recording your memoirs is a “someday” project on your bucket list, now is the hour.

Local writer Jacquie McTaggart will launch The Memoir Project in the library’s Community Room at 10:00-11:30 am. This workshop will meet for one and a half hour sessions each week for six weeks, from March 3 to April 7.  The purpose is not to write beautiful prose, but rather to make a written record of the people and events that have shaped our lives.

American writer Mary Flannery O' Connor once said that anyone who has survived childhood has enough material to write for the rest of his or her life. So, suppress your fears and join us for what promises to be an enjoyable, non-threatening and rewarding experience. You’ll be glad you did and so will we. And, you will have created a priceless family heirloom. It doesn't get any better than that.

This opportunity is made possible through Hotel/Motel Tax Grant Funds from the City of Independence.  It is open to the public and free of charge. 

Find out what other authors are visiting this spring through CAMEO (Celebrating Authors: Meaningful Enrichment Opportunities)!  There are several New York Times Bestsellers, Award Winners, and even some familiar faces!