Museum hosts lifewriting seminar

Sessions take place Feb. 28 and March 7 at Trethewey House in Abbotsford

MSA Museum holds a lifewriting seminar on Saturday, Feb. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The session, held at Trethewey House (2313 Ware St.), helps participants identify strategies for completing the four-step writing process, explore the principles of creative non-fiction, and gain an understanding of issues such as how much truth to tell and dealing with trauma.

The seminar is co-sponsored by the MSA Museum Society and local writer, editor and personal historian Philip Sherwood.

The cost is $60. Seating is limited, and advance registration is mandatory by calling 604-853-0313, emailing, or visiting

The seminar is one of several that the MSA Museum offers to memoirists, lifewriters, and family historians.

The next one is on Saturday, March 7 and will focus on the process of interviewing family members and friends for life stories and family histories.