Rooted in Memory: Memoir Workshop with Cathaleen Roach

Rooted in Memory: Exploring Memories and Other Memoir Mechanics, with Cathaleen Roach

Thursday, Aug 11, 2022,  2-4:30 pm 

Hotel Washington Studio

Whether a first-timer or a more seasoned student, come spend an enjoyable afternoon immersed in the skills of memoir writing including: getting started, accessing memory, and descriptive writing through sensory prompts. Using guided exercises and hands-on instruction, you will learn or improve upon your own skills as well as the memoir writing template. 

Join us for an afternoon filled with community, fun discussion, and in-class exercises (none of which you are required to share publicly).


Registration is limited, so please get your tickets early! 

100% of proceeds go to Gathering Ground. 

The workshop is donation based. Please register with a donation of any amount. We are suggesting a donation of $30 for the workshop but please give whatever feels right. 

We also have 3 fully-funded scholarship spots available. If you'd like to use one these please, email [email protected], and she will get you registered. 

We look forward to having you in the workshop! 

Cathaleen Roach is a decades-long Summer Resident of Washington Island and a recently retired lawyer.  She has taught writing professionally in many forms, including legal writing and memoir writing, for many years in the Chicago area. Her workshop on Memoir Writing is a popular fixture on the local circuit and is among Cathaleen’s favorites to teach.

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