Living Stories

What makes a story vibrant and unique? We discover this as we share our newest writing. Come to this class to experiment with styles and subjects—either fiction or memoir. Create vivid characters who connect with zinging dialogue. Infuse our scenes with detail, drama, and depth. Discover tales in our family and work, humor and turbulence, mistakes and joy. As we practice, we travel together through the mystique of storytelling. Beginning and advanced writers are welcome. Instructor: Don Gervich

Sections

LVST-FA19.01

Start Date

September 19, 2019

Time

6:00pm

Location

CCAE

Cost

$215.00

Availability

7

9 Thursdays, 6-7:30pm. Begins Sep. 19

Instructors: Don Gervich

Instructor

Don Gervich

Ed.D.; Professor of Writing, Curry College

Don graduated from the innovative New College (Sarasota, Florida) where he studied literature, psychology, and religion. At Boston University he earned a doctorate in Education, with a dissertation on the writer/naturalist Henry David Thoreau. For decades he has been teaching short story writing -- memoir and/or fiction -- at the Cambridge Center. Don was a social worker at a state mental hospital (Kentucky) and taught homeless people (Boston). For 12 years he was a technical writer with two healthcare software companies. He is currently in his 5th year teaching writing at Curry College (Milton, Massachusetts). Don's main reading interests are in memoir and fiction, biography and history. He has completed two memoirs, two novels, and two collections of short stories.