Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming

Events

First Monday, First Person

Join us on the first Monday of every month except for Monday holidays at the Goodman South Madison Library, 2222 S Park St, Madison, WI. We meet from 6 to 7:45 pm.
  • Enjoy light refreshments and share and critique writing in the first person with like-minded people, first Monday of most months. Sign up on arrival to read on a first-come, first-served basis, and receive group feedback. Listeners welcome as well as readers.
Next Salon: October 7th

Oral History 101 at Pinney Library Branch

Explore using oral history in your family and community history projects.
FREE
  • In this two-hour free workshop, we’ll explore how to collect oral history interviews and what you can do with them in your community and family history projects. In the first hour, we’ll learn about oral history and how to conduct interviews. In the second hour, we’ll practice interviewing skills. Bring your questions and ideas for discussion!
  • We’ll practice using the Madison Public Library’s  Living History Kits, including audio recorders, that will be available for checkout by MPL cardholders.
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10-noon, 1/11/2020

Creative Writing: Memoirs at Fitchburg Senior Center

There often comes a time in our life when we feel compelled to tell our stories.
$$124.50
  • Are you interested in chronicling your family history, healing old wounds, discovering your voice, understanding your life, or simply exploring your ability to write?
  • We’ll explore the genre of memoir through in-class writing exercises, take home writing assignments, the workshopping of student work, as well as reading established memoirists in order to learn about craft and technique.
  • The workshop meets from 9-11am March 27 to May 15, 2020 at the Fitchburg Senior Center, 5510 Lacy Road.
Workshop starts 3/27/2020

Basic Writing Refresher

Refresh your skills through practical, hands-on exercises at MATC Truax Foundation Centre
$64.50
  • Through hands-on, practical exercises this course will explore essential grammar and usage rules. Learn about sentence structure, punctuation and writing techniques. Confusing grammar issues will also be examined. Learn to increase specifics (and avoid vagueness) to increase reader comprehension. This course is ideal for anyone who needs a “brush-up” for work, school or test preparation.

  • The 4-week workshop meets from 6-8pm April 2 to April 23, 2020 at the MATC Truax Foundation Centre, 3591 Anderson Street.

Starts 4/2

First Monday, First Person

Join us on the first Monday of every month except for Monday holidays at the Goodman South Madison Library, 2222 S Park St, Madison, WI. We meet from 6 to 7:45 pm.
FREE
  • Enjoy light refreshments and share and critique writing in the first person with like-minded people, first Monday of most months. Sign up on arrival to read on a first-come, first-served basis, and receive group feedback. Listeners welcome as well as readers.
First Monday of every month, except Monday holidays

Oral History 101 at Pinney Library Branch

Explore using oral history in your family and community history projects.
FREE
  • In this two-hour free workshop, we’ll explore how to collect oral history interviews and what you can do with them in your community and family history projects. In the first hour, we’ll learn about oral history and how to conduct interviews. In the second hour, we’ll practice interviewing skills. Bring your questions and ideas for discussion!
  • We’ll practice using the Madison Public Library’s  Living History Kits, including audio recorders, that will be available for checkout by MPL cardholders.
10-noon 1/11/2020

Creative Writing: Memoirs at Fitchburg Senior Center

There often comes a time in our life when we feel compelled to tell our stories.
$124.50
  • Are you interested in chronicling your family history, healing old wounds, discovering your voice, understanding your life, or simply exploring your ability to write?
  • We’ll explore the genre of memoir through in-class writing exercises, take home writing assignments, the workshopping of student work, as well as reading established memoirists in order to learn about craft and technique.
  • The workshop meets from 9-11am March 27 to May 15, 2020 at the Fitchburg Senior Center, 5510 Lacy Road.
Starts 3/27

Basic Writing Refresher

Refresh your skills through practical, hands-on exercises at MATC Truax Foundation Centre
$64.50
  • Through hands-on, practical exercises this course will explore essential grammar and usage rules. Learn about sentence structure, punctuation and writing techniques. Confusing grammar issues will also be examined. Learn to increase specifics (and avoid vagueness) to increase reader comprehension. This course is ideal for anyone who needs a “brush-up” for work, school or test preparation.

  • The 4-week workshop meets from 6-8pm April 2 to April 23, 2020 at the MATC Truax Foundation Centre, 3591 Anderson Street.

Starts 4/2

What will you discover when you tell your story?

You have questions on how this all works. I have answers. Let’s talk.
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