Write Your Way to Wisdom

Winter, the season of hibernation, is a perfect time for writing memoir-the genre of introspection. In the quiet beauty of Mariandale, you’ll identify the pivot points of your life. By crafting them into stories, you will mine their meaning and find the grace within. Bring paper and pen or a laptop. This program is perfect for memoirists working on essays or books.

Date & Time: Fri., Jan. 31, at 5pm through Sun., Feb. 2, at 1pm

Presenter: Lorraine Ash

Fee: $275 ( all inclusive)

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About the Presenter:

Lorraine Ash, MA is a book editor, author, coach, and editorial director of Cape House Books. she has penned two memoirs: Life Touches Life: A Mother’s Story of Stillbirth and Healing & Self and Soul: On Creating a Meaningful Life. Lorraine studied at Fordham University.

The ‘Me’ in Memoir

The Alchemy of Memoir

When you write your memoir, you turn pain into healing, confusion into insight, life into art. You witness the corner of the world that fate entrusted to you.

Come learn to shape your story and make it sing on the page at this two-day retreat. Envision the difference your book can make. Bring paper and pen or a laptop. Perfect for new or  struggling memoirists.

Date & Time: Sat., Oct. 6, at 10am to Mon., Oct. 8 at 1pm
Presenter: Lorraine Ash
Fee: $250

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About the Presenter:

Lorraine Ash, MA, is a book editor, author, coach, and editorial director of Cape House Books. She has penned two memoirs: Life Touches Life: A Mother’s Story of Stillbirth and Healing and Self and Soul: On Creating a Meaningful Life. Lorraine studied at Fordham University.

Memoir and Meaning: Writing Your Life Stories

In this workshop, with author and teacher Lorraine Ash,  you will learn to shape your experiences and reflections into compelling prose. In essence, you will pour your stories into a narrative container that will hold them and maximize their power both for you and your readers.

In the process, you’ll come to more deeply recognize and appreciate the meaning in your own sacred journey. The work of fine writers-some famous, some not-will inform and inspire you as your own best writing is evoked in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.

The workshop is perfect for new or struggling memoirists. Bring paper and pen or a laptop.

Presenter: Lorraine Ash

Fee: $55

Date/Time: Saturday, April 21 from 10 am to 5pm

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About the Presenter

Lorraine Ash works as a book editor, author coach, and editorial director of Cape House Books. She has penned two books, Life Touches Life: A Mother’s Story of Stillbirth and Healing and Self and Soul: On Creating a Meaningful Life. Both are memoirs, a genre she sees as personally transformative and socially important. Her shorter works, including essays, articles, and short stories, have appeared in a variety of anthologies, literary journals, and newspapers, including USA Today. She is currently working on a third memoir, Missing Mae. Lorraine studied at Fordham University. She lives in New Jersey.

Learn more about Lorraine at  http://lorraineash.com/home.htm

 

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