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Syracuse area Intergenerational Veterans’ Writing Group seeks members
Do you have a story to tell? Calling all Veterans: Please consider joining a Syracuse area Intergenerational Veterans’ Writing Group, which meets monthly.
The seventh meeting will take place: Saturday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m.-12
noon at H.B. Crouse Hall, Writing Center (first floor) – disability-accessible. Parking will be available in Quad 1. Call LouAnn Payne for more details at 443-1083.
The focus of the group will be on writing nonfiction accounts (memoirs, autobiographies) of life in and out of the military. Veterans of all ages, branches of the military, and conflicts are welcome.
You need not have any prior experience with writing, just a desire to write your stories and share them with others.
Writing group sessions will focus on:
• Learning key techniques for nonfiction writing.
• Drafting your stories.
• Sharing your stories and offering feedback to other group members.
• Encouraging each other as writers.
• Polishing and preparing your work for publication.
Group Leaders: Eileen Schell, Chair of the Syracuse University Writing Program, a writing teacher and writing group leader for over 20 years. Ivy Kleinbart, Syracuse University Writing Instructor and graduate of the Syracuse University MFA program.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Writing Program at 315-443-1083 to sign up and hear more details about meeting times and meeting locations.