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Writing Group Meeting

  • February 12, 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • LDS Church, 220 North San Pedro Rd., San Rafael

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,

Laurel Hilton

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.

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