Saturday, 20 April 2024

Creative writing class for older adults offered at Mendocino College Lake Center

Professor Steve Hellman. Courtesy photo.

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — A creative writing class for older adults will be held at the Mendocino College Lake Center of Mendocino College.

The class will take place on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to noon from Aug. 18 through Dec. 8.

Writing in all genres is welcome, from poetry, fiction and memoir, to nonfiction and script.

“Come unleash your creative verve,” said Professor Steve Hellman.

With more than 45 years experience in writing and teaching, Professor Hellman offers encouraging guidance to writers in their creative process.

He creates a safe and positive classroom environment with a focus on the collaborative process and the importance of trusting in your own forms of self-expression.

Participants will sample the work of published authors, share in an exchange of ideas, styles and techniques, and then share and enjoy reviewing each other’s work.

Masking and social distancing are required in the classroom.

Register for English 503-2015 at the Lake Center, 2565 Parallel Drive, Lakeport, or online at

The cost is only $12.

For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or the Lake Center office at 707-263-4944.

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