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Intro Workshop

"Writing Without Fear" (A recommended warm-up to all classes)

A wonderfully unconventional workshop where we share ourselves and our ideas without stress, learn to dodge perfectionism, and delight in the moment. Beginners welcome. Sharing optional. No grades, grammar, or judgment. A writing class to illuminate laughter, courage, and hope.


5-week series, 6:30 - 8:30 pm (via ZOOM)

Mondays, February 27 - March 27
Mondays, May 22 - June 26 (no class May 29)
Tuesdays, July 18 - August 22 (no class July 25th)

Mondays, September 11 - October 9

Memoir Writing Workshop

"Exploring Our Life Stories" (An ongoing class, held year-round. Feel free to return!)

A safe haven for capturing the memories that matter to us most. Taught with humor and warmth, we learn how writing about our past enables us to better understand our present. No grades, grammar, or judgment.

Monday evenings, 5-week series, 6:30 - 8:30 pm (via ZOOM)

January 16 - February 13

April 17 - May 15

July 10 - August 14 (no class July 24)

November 6 - December 4

Payment Information

  • Please call for fees (717) 393-4713. No paperwork or forms necessary.

  • Simply call to arrange payment.

  • Payment is due upon enrollment, which enables us to save you a seat!

  • Payment methods accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, cash, or check.

  • No refunds. 

"Write From the Heart is a wonder. Melissa generates trust. She generates confidence. She works tirelessly to embrace joy through the art of creating."

~Jim Shepard, J. Leland Miller Professor of English, Williams College

National Book Award Finalist

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