Memoir Writing Workshops: A Six-Part Series

Every life is a story. Is it time to tell yours?
Join Dr. Ronald Labelle for a free writing series that will guide participants to reflect on, and write about, the experiences and relationships that have shaped their lives. The group will meet at the McConnell Library from 2-3:30pm for six sessions, beginning Thursday, March 30th and ending Thursday, June 15th. The program is free, and no previous writing experience is necessary.
Space is limited and registration is required. Reserve your spot below.

What to expect from each session:

1st meeting: March 30
How to gather your memories and information about your family origins.
Beginning to write.

2nd meeting: April 20
Organizing your memories.
Suggested topics to develop.

3rd meeting: May 4
Your dreams and aspirations as you matured.
The events that shaped you; people who influenced you.
What was important during young adulthood.

4th meeting: May 18
Your realisations: the directions your life took.
Successes and setbacks.
Stories about relationships developed during adulthood.

5th meeting: June 1
Things that stand out when you look back at the past.
Turning points.
Developing stories in greater detail.

6th meeting: June 15
Sharing sections of your memoirs with the group.
Where to go from here.


Mar 30 2023


2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sydney Library (McConnell)


Sydney Library (McConnell)
50 Falmouth St Sydney NS B1P 6X9


McConnell Library - General Events
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