Writing Life Stories Classes 2018-01-02T21:01:04+00:00

Hi. I’m so glad you are here and are interested in taking a remarkable course. Writing Life Stories helps people document their personal journey and share it with others. Students take this class primarily to leave a legacy for their loved ones and to know more about themselves. The benefits are absolutely, positively amazing…and you are creating one of the best gifts in the world: your life story.

Group Discounts available for Corporations, Non-Profits, and Associations. 

For more information, contact Barbara@writinglifestories.com or support@writinglifestories.com

Introduction: Writing Life Stories 

This presentation will introduce you to Writing Life Stories, include a brief writing exercise and voluntary sharing of this work with the group. No writing experience necessary.

(1 hour) No charge

Upcoming Dates:

Sept 11th, 2017 Memories of Sept 11, Introduction, 67th Street Library

Sept 18th, 2017 Introduction, Yorkville Library, NYC

Sept 26th, 2017 Introduction, OWL (The Voice of Midlife & Older Women) Group and WILPF (Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom), San Diego

Nov 1st, 2017 Introduction, Webster Library, NYC

Dec 15, 2017 Introduction, Women’s Museum of California, San Diego CANCELLED

Dec 18th, 2017 Introduction, Senior Symposium, Carmel Valley Library, San Diego CANCELLED

Jan 10, 2018, Introduction, UC San Diego Staff, UCSD Women’s Center, La Jolla

Jan 12th, 2018,Introduction, Carmel Valley Library, San Diego

Jan 15,2018  Introduction, Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, La Jolla

Jan 10th or 17th, Introduction, UCSD Women’s Center, La Jolla

Jan 27, 2018 Introduction, La Jolla Riford Library with Memory Lab, La Jolla

Jan 31, 2018 Introduction, Hunter College Cont, Ed. NYC

Workshop: Writing Life Stories 

You will gain insight about how the guided autobiography process works. After an exercise and priming questions,  you write. You then share this story with the supportive group. Rather than offer critiques, fellow students give only encouragement.
Confidentiality is required. No writing experience necessary.

1-day workshop (3 hours) $150, Invite-A-Friend and get 50% off. Group Discounts Available.

Upcoming Dates:

Sept 6, 2017 Workshop, Cafe Jax, NYC

Sept 26,, Women’s Museum of CA, San Diego * Special Institutional Hours & Pricing

Nov 29, 2017 Workshop, Webster Library, NYC

Dec 12, 2017 Workshop, Dorot, NYC

Jan 11, 2018 Workshop, 6-9pm, Women’s Museum of CA, San Diego

Classes: Writing Life Stories I or II

During the 4-week course, students write 1-2 pages (500-1000 words) at home. Students attend classes for lectures and exercises. They then read their stories aloud to a small, supportive group. Fellow students give only encouragement.
Confidentiality is required. No writing experience necessary.

(4 wks, 3 hrs per week) $350, Invite-A-Friend and get 50% off. Group Discounts Available.

Upcoming Dates:

Nov 7,14,21 and 28, Writing Life Stories I,  Café Jax, NYC

Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, Writing Life Stories I, Hunter College Cont, Ed. NYC

March 7, 14, 21, 28, Writing Life Stories II, Hunter College Cont, Ed. NYC

Photo by Jeff Sheldon This is old man reading newspaper (back to us in bright open cafe)

Writing Life Stories Intensive Retreats: 

We are setting up 3-day retreats in America’s Finest City, San Diego in the La Jolla beach area as well as in the desert oasis, Palm Springs. Stay tuned!

(3 days, $TBD in San Diego and Palm Springs)

Upcoming Dates:

To be announced…