Martin County Library System Press Releases

January 15, 2014

Author Elizabeth Coursen to conduct an autobiography workshop February 15 at Cummings library

For immediate release: January 15, 2014
Contact: Samuel McKee, Martin County Library System, 772-463-3205

Saturday, February 15 from 11:00 am12:30 pm, author Elizabeth Coursen will present an autobiography workshop at Peter and Julie Cummings Library, 2551 SW Matheson Ave, Palm City, titled Yes, You! An Entertaining Autobiography in Three Easy Steps in partnership with Journey Stories.

Miss Coursen will inspire her audience to write their autobiographies, using real life stories to illustrate her belief that everyone has led a life worthy of autobiography. Her lively presentation will provide an overview of the entire autobiography process, practical tips to get started, and the tools necessary to see the project through to completion. Topics include organizing illustrations, editing, working with an editor, book design, and self-publishing. Miss Coursen will provide a handout for each audience member. The presentation is based on Miss Coursen’s second book, The Complete Biography Workbook.

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