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*DIGITAL* Details Meet Creativity in Writing

September 14
12:00 pm

AARP Vermont
Red fountain pen on off white paper
Note: due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this talk will only be offered online, via Zoom. Contact AARP Vermont at or (802) 238-4963 to learn how to register for this free talk.

Historical, scientific, and cultural facts—along with data and perceptions—inform any kind of writing and help to place a story in context. Whether composing a family memoir, town history, travelogue, or a novel set in a particular time and place, writers often struggle with how much detail to weave into their works without weighing down the story.

In this program, author Yvonne Daley shares examples of how successful writers interlace historical, scientific, and societal details into their works. She’ll also explore strategies for doing so in participants’ projects, whether for personal use or to share with others.

Yvonne Daley is the author of six nonfiction books, including “Going Up the Country: When the Hippies, Dreamers, Freaks and Radicals Moved to Vermont.”


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Laura McDonough
(802) 238-4963


AARP Vermont
199 Main Street Ste 225
Burlington, VT 05401-8380 United States
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