The Writing Group is meeting once again on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 10am to Noon, in the Relief Society room at the LDS Church, 2200 North San Pedro Rd., San Rafael, CA 94903.
The next meeting will be on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 10:0 am at the LDS Church.
WRITING ASSIGNMENT: "Placing your Ancestor in History"
Take one relative/ancestor for whom you are researching and pick a historic milestone for which they lived through, perhaps a a war or conflict, a pandemic like the 1918 Flu Pandemic, a social justice movement like Civil Rights, a climate event, an assassination attempt, a major election,etc, and write several paragraphs about what it must have been like for them to live through and experience that event.
PERSPECTIVE: First or third person Point of View
LENGTH: Not more than a page
IN CLASS: Small group breakout sessions to read from work (optional)
Laurel is an award-winning author, journalist and 4th generation Californian. She is a writing coach and founder of a 501 c 3 organization for writers called Write on Mamas, and has had her writing featured on stage, radio, in print and online.
Laurel is currently completing a Professional Genealogy Certification through the National Genealogical Society.
She has an MA in Journalism and Communication Research and a BA in Public Relations.