Creative Memoir Journaling with Chelsea Leah

  • Thursday, October 06, 2022
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • BARN's Great Room, Class Code: WR100622CL
  • 11



Discover the best and most enriching journaling practice for archiving the stories that run through your days and revisit those memories already long in the past. Instructor Chelsea Leah will share five important factors for achieving a satisfying memoir journaling practice. She’ll also lead a journaling exercise for each of the five factors with room for a brief share and discussion at the end. With these tools, writers of all ages can craft and document their memories and learn to love the process.

Have handy your journal, a favorite pen, and a memory or two to write about (or photos from the past to use as reference).

Books referenced during the class: Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldman, Stranger than Fiction by Chuck Palahniuk, Traveling with Ghosts by Shannon Leone Fowler, and Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain.


  • This class will be held in BARN's Great Room located on the upper level just past the front desk.
  • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Please click here to read more.
  • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to fill out our simple application before you register.

Teacher Bio:

Chelsea Leah is a lifelong journaling enthusiast, as well as a tech and culture writer. Her articles have appeared in WIRED and The Writer magazine. When not writing, she can usually be found with her nose in a book or her toes in the sand.
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