Spilling family secrets subject of presentation

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How can you write a deeply truthful memoir that has sensitive issues without offending family members? Patricia Dove Miller will discuss the wide range of strategies to tackle this problem at Gold Country Writers Speakers meeting.

Miller will give techniques for writing a memoir that will be honest but protect family privacy. She will lead a fun exercise to help practice these techniques. For all levels of writers. Bring plenty of paper and several pens.

Miller has been leading creative writing classes in Nevada County for the past 14 years, including those at the Center for the Arts, Sierra Writers, Wild Mt. Yoga Center, Mt. Stream Meditation Center, and Shambhala Center.

Gold Country Writers is an organization of 72 local writers and authors meeting every Wednesday of the month.

The meeting runs from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 15 in the backroom of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1279 High St., Auburn. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information, visit