We regret to inform you that these classes have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 closure.

We hope to offer these again at a later date due. Find out more here…

Introductory & Intermediate Memoir-Writing Classes with transformational memoir-writing instructor Janelle Hardy

In these series we’ll mix live writing, discussion and feedback into our sessions.

As we identify themes, patterns and throughlines in your lifestory you’ll cultivate a writing practice that delights, astonishes and pleases.

You’ll learn how to bring your stories out of your head and memory and onto the paper in a compelling way.

You’ll also get plenty of support and tips to break through writer’s block and have the confidence to keep going.

By the end you’ll have several short personal stories written.

  • In Janelle’s 7 session Introduction to Memoir-Writing class you’ll learn to explore and structure your life story explorations . Perfect for beginners or folks who’d like a refresher.
  • In Janelle’s 7 session Intermediate Memoir-Writing class you’ll deepen your memoir-writing practice and develop your stories with guided between-session writing and critiquing. Perfect for folks who’ve already worked with Janelle and/or want a deeper more immersive experience.

To get more information and sign up for either of these courses, keep scrolling.

Introduction to Memoir-Writing

  • Seven 2.5 hour sessions
  • April 08 – May 19 , 2020
  • Tuesdays afternoons
  • 2 – 4:30pm

Cost: $290

In the Caetani Centre Library


Intermediate Memoir-Writing

  • Seven 2.5 hour sessions
  • May 26 – July 07, 2019
  • Tuesday afternoons
  • 2 – 4:30pm

Cost: $395

In the Caetani Centre Library


Janelle Hardy WritingJanelle Hardy is the creator and teacher of an online transformational memoir-writing course called the Art of Personal Mythmaking.

She combines life as a practicing writer and artist with her 13+ years of experience as a hands-on healing arts practitioner, taking a gentle, body-based and trauma-informed approach to working with life stories and creativity.

Click HERE to check out Janelle’s podcast.
Click HERE to check out Janelle’s blog.
Click HERE to find out more about Janelle.