If you're looking for the opportunity to write a memoir, Aging Creative’s program, A Feather of a Tale offers a learning environment that will enhance your experience, creatively, and socially.
Questions And Answers
- What’s a memoir? -----Recalling events or memories, in your past, that stand out, that have had a certain significance.
- What’s the difference between documenting a life history (such as My Café) and writing a memoir (A Feather of a Tale)?------Life histories chronicle life’s events while recording all phases of a person’s life. One of its purposes is for handing down to future generations. A memoir focuses on writing about specific events that focus on the writer’s emotions and feelings.
- What's the significance of the title word Feather?-------The word feather and its symbolism are associated with the words: trust, honor, strength, wisdom, power, and freedom. Since the program exercises ask the writer to recall impactful events to write about, these words often represent strong emotions the writer may have experienced in their stories.
- Who would participate in a workshop? ------ Senior Centers, religious organization groups, independent living residents, and community groups
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Writing memoirs can make you laugh, make you cry, and even make you smile but most important, they reaffirm how you got here today. --JMD
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