November 16, 2018

Join a Farm Memoir Writing Workshop in East Haddam, Sunday

Write about your favorite farm memory on Sunday, May 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cold Spring Farm in East Haddam. No previous writing experience is necessary. Participants will tour the farm for inspiration and ideas, and create a short, factual memoir essay and art based on a past or actual event day farm experience.

This workshop is a feature of Cold Spring Farm’s Goats and Notes event. For more information or to purchase  tickets, visit or

This event cost of $95 includes snacks, lunch, beverages, and workshop materials. Bring your own notebook or laptop, photographs, or other inspirational materials, if you’d like. This workshop is designed for people 18 and older. Space is limited to 25 participants.

Susan R. Waide is the workshop’s instructor. She teaches memoir writing at the Middlesex Institute for Lifelong Education (MILE) at Middlesex Community College and other locations. In addition, she is a member of the National Association of Memoir Writers and has taught undergraduate courses at the University of Hartford and Connecticut Community Colleges.

Waide is a guest speaker and workshop presenter at high schools, colleges, businesses, chambers of commerce, and national writers/communication conferences.  She has a Master of Arts degree in Communication from University of Hartford and Bachelor of Arts degree in English/Journalism from the University of Connecticut.


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