Would you like to write about your life, your family, and its unique history?  The significance of particular events?  Then join us as we start or continue our journey into the art of memoir writing. 

We will learn what memoir writing is all about from master class books, such as Stephen King’s On Writing.  Class participants will share 1-2 page stories with the group each week and have an opportunity to seek suggestions in a supportive environment.  We will also discuss opportunities available to publish our memoirs.  

Feedback from past courses taught by Forest:

“Excellent. Lots of interaction. Forest is such a great instructor. His candid comments are so helpful and immediately useful. I’ll be back!!”

“Forest had a gentle and professional guiding hand leading our group.”

“Forest was wonderful at navigating and leader the group. Enjoyed the interaction with all of the other participants and really appreciated the opportunity to receive feedback on my writing and hearing others’ writings as well. Overall a great experience.”

“Forest Hansen is one of the most pleasant course leaders…we should have him again and again as long as he is willing to lead courses!!!”

“When it comes to teaching, Forest Hansen is the Platonic Ideal!”

IN-PERSON ONLY at the Easton Peachblossom YMCA                                                                       

4 Sessions |Fridays | Jan 28, Feb 4, 11, 18 | 10–noon | $30

Forest Hansen, Ph.D.

Forest Hansen earned a BA and MA in English and a Ph.D. in Philosophy. For more than 30 years he taught courses in both areas and also Greek Civilization and Classics in Western Thought. He has been a discussion leader for The Great Books and was co-creator and director of a college travel program studying ancient Greek and Byzantine civilizations in Greece and Turkey.

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