The Writing Group will meet again on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 10:00 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)
Bring your ideas to share and hear advice from author and research specialist,
Email or call (415) 254-6302 for more details.
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.