Wednesday, October 28, 2015

VA Classes on Memoir & Publishing

Some local classes of note for VA writers:

From Memory to Memoir: Writing Your Life's Stories(NOVA Annandale). Explore the literary elements of plot, setting, character, and theme, and use them to recreate some of the events and relationships that have influenced your life. Instructor: Nina Sichel, Nov. 4-Dec. 16, 7-9 p.m. Call 703.323.3168 to register or register online at

On Creative Change and Transformation: A Guided Writing Program (Vienna Community Center).  This six-part workshop combines writing exercises and discussion to explore personal change and creativity. Instructor: Nina Sichel, Nov. 5-Dec. 17, 1-3 p.m. Call 703-255-6360 to register or register online at

Publishing Your Manuscript (Fairfax County ACE). Guidance for authors who wish to sell their writing, including digital and other forms of self-publishing. Instructor: Joanne Glenn, Saturday, Nov. 7, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Call 703-658-1201 to register.

The Smart and Savvy Writer (Fairfax County ACE). How do you know if the "contract" you've been offered is a sweet deal or a scam? This class will present lessons learned, from writers who've "been there," so you can learn from their experiences. Instructor: Joanne Glenn. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Call 703-658-1201 to register.  


DC-area author Leslie Pietrzyk explores the creative process and all things literary.