MSA Museum hosts lifewriting seminars

This spring, aspiring memoirists, lifewriters, and family historians will have a chance to learn the finer aspects of the craft

This spring, aspiring memoirists, lifewriters, and family historians will have a chance to learn the finer aspects of the craft in a series of seminars hosted by the MSA Museum.

The first event in the series is a free, two-hour information session on March 21 from 9 to 11 a.m., which provides an overview of the planning, writing, editing, and designing process along with a question and answer session.

Following seminars include a three-hour session on book design and production ($30, March 28), an all-day seminar on writing ($60, May 23), and a three-hour session on interviewing family members and friends ($30, June 27). The seminars will be held at the MSA Museum (Trethewey House, 2313 Ware St.) Parking is free, and pre-registration is mandatory.

Leading the seminars is Abbotsford writer, editor and personal historian Philip Sherwood.

For more info and to register and receive a syllabus, contact the museum at 604-853-0313, by email at info@msamuseum.ca, or visit msamuseum.ca.