Beanery Online Literary Magazine

April 20, 2009

Can You Write Your Memoir in Six Words?

BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE

CAN YOU WRITE YOUR MEMOIR IN SIX WORDS?

Beanery Writers Group Members

Compiled by Carolyn C. Holland, group facilitator

 

     The Beanery Writers Group voted to have a “casual meeting” on April 17 (2009). The vote had been not to meet the week before, our regular meeting date, April 10, since it was Good Friday. Still, we had five members attend, and we met in the main room of the Coffee Bean Café in Latrobe, since there was a group of people in the back room and we didn’t want to kick them out (the Café had neglected to post our rescheduled meeting time, and we told the waitress we were OK, not to remove the other group). Aside from some background noise, all went well. It was nice to meet where there were windows.

     As facilitator, the only preparation I made was to pull a pile of “stuff” from my file cabinet, briefly scan it, and stuff it into my laptop bag. A few of these items created short discussions, including (more…)