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ABeCeDarian Memory Writing 
Day/Time  Friday 10:30-11:50 
Location C-115
Session 12 weeks 2-Feb
Limit: 20

A new approach to writing your memories, not a memoir or autobiography or family history. This is an easy approach to keeping your memories for future generations. Bring pen and paper to class. Our weekly assignments will be read in class.

Coordinator: June Calender

June has written in almost every form and genre, especially playwrighting. Since moving to Cape Cod she has written poetry, fiction and prose which she has published in literary magazines.




So You Want to Be a Poet 
Day/Time  Tuesday 1:30-4:00 
Location C-115
Session12 weeks 30-Jan
Limit: 25

This creative writing course involves writing poetry, reading/sharing students' poems in the class, and gentle critiquing. The only rule is that you cannot say anything bad about your own writing. Course text (available from the instructor): Clinging to the Mountain.

Coordinator: Peter Saunders and Victoria Branigan

Peter has an MFA in poetry and a Ph.D in Narrative Gerontology. He has published books on poetry and chapbooks. Victoria is a publisher, writer, and entrepreneur.




The Writing Incubator 
Day/Time  Thursday 3:30-5:00 
Location Downtown Campus, Hyannis
Session12 weeks 1-Feb
Limit: 16

In the literary world, an incubator is a group of like minded people who provide space and time while offering encouragement and mentoring to accomplish writing goals. This is a class that permits and encourages the formation and development of new ideas and stories. We encourage all genres of writing.

Coordinator: Nancy Viall Shoemaker, Wade Sayer and Pete Stringer

Nancy is a printer, graphic designer, publisher, and photographer. Wade's masterful writing runs from children's books to gritty and powerful chronicles of the Vietnam War. Pete is a local sports celebrity and writer, and a long distance runner with many previous lives.




Writing for Publication 
Day/Time  Wednesday 3:00-4:20 
Location C-115
Session12 weeks 31-Jan
Limit: 15

This course will explore the writing formats most often sought by print and e-zine publishers including reportage, first person narratives, and opinion/reviews. It will identify and examine your comfort format and develop from there. The final two meetings will look at publishing opportunities that suit your interests and examine best practices for successful publications.

Coordinator: Paul Carr

Paul is founder, editor and publisher of The Sturbridge Times Magazine, a regional lifestyle publication with more than 10 years of service to the Greater Sturbridge area. Paul is also Managing Partner at Strategen Advertising, where he oversees creative and strategic operations for all clients.