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Memoir Writing with Cathaleen Roach

August 11, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

photo of hand holding pen, writing in journal, outdoors

Thursday, Aug 11, 2022 

Hotel Washington Studio, 2:00-4:30 pm 

Whether you’re a first-timer or a more seasoned student, come spend an enjoyable afternoon immersed in the skills of memoir writing including:

  • getting started
  • accessing memory
  • descriptive writing through sensory prompts

Using guided exercises and hands-on instruction, you will learn or improve upon your own skills as well as the memoir writing template. 

Join us for an afternoon filled with community, fun discussion, and in-class exercises (none of which you are required to share publicly).

Workshop Leader

Workshop Leader

Cathaleen Roach is a decades-long Summer Resident of Washington Island and a recently retired lawyer.  She has taught writing professionally in many forms, including legal writing and memoir writing, for many years in the Chicago area. Her workshop on Memoir Writing is a popular fixture on the local circuit and is among Cathaleen’s favorites to teach.

Registration is limited, so please get your tickets early! 

100% of proceeds go to Gathering Ground.

The workshop is donation based. Please register with a donation of any amount. We are suggesting a donation of $30 for the workshop but please give whatever feels right. We look forward to having you in the workshop!


August 11, 2022
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Hotel Washington Studio
354 Range Line Road
Washington Island, WI 54246 United States
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