2013-12-20 / Community

Center to host memoir writing class

The Senior Center at Lower Village is holding a six-week Memoir Writing Class beginning Thursday, Jan. 9 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

The course is being taught by Steve Hrehovcik, who has had more than 400 feature articles published. Among them are personal profiles, historical events, art exhibits, theater reviews and humorous personal accounts.

In addition, he has written movie scripts, comedy stage plays, musical reviews and a comedy television travel show featured on the Maine Public Broadcasting Network. He also writes poetry and is working on a musical comedy. He’ll use this writing experience to help participants write their personal memoir.

The course shows how to pick an audience, organize ideas, where to start, what to emphasize, how to handle embarrassing or troublesome moments as well as successes, establish style, when to use photos and artwork, plus ways to get published and more. The class is limited to 10. For more information, call 967-8514 or visit www.seniorcenterkennebunk.org.

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