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Southern California Writers Events to Inspire You

by Memoir Mentor on September 2, 2008

Those who live near me in Southern California may want to take advantage of some local conferences and classes this fall to jumpstart your writing projects. I’ve listed below a few to consider. If you know of other classes or events, let me know and I’ll post them on my blog. Sept. 7—UCLA Writers Faire. [...]


Events of Interest to Family Historians

by Memoir Mentor on July 1, 2008

I just attended a fabulous genealogy conference this weekend, the SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GENEALOGY SOCIETY-sponsored Jamboree—now in its 39th year. With all that experience behind them, the folks in charge put on one of the best-run conferences I’ve ever attended. They thought of everything to keep attendees like me both intellectually stimulated and physically comfortable. The [...]


New Term, New Ideas, New Challenges

by Memoir Mentor on February 8, 2008

My spring 2008 term began this week at Santiago Canyon College. It was exciting to find that some new students have joined us: Peggy Turner, Pamela Jones, Caroline and Larry Rober, Lin Young, Lois Behrman, Sandra Hollandsworth, Elena Borchardt, Gloria Kordes, and Joan Gregory. It’s always invigorating to catch the excitement of students who are [...]