Wednesday, August 24th, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm Eastern
First sentence. First paragraph. First page. Decisions are made there: will a reader keep going? Will an editor want more? We’ll explore how to open your book, essay or article with compelling, tight prose and powerful situations to orient and immerse your reader right away, making them eager to read on and stick with your story to the end.
Great endings are often deceptively simple—and hard to do. How can we avoid summarizing, moralizing, and over-explaining? We’ll look at creating last lines and moments that give final twists, admissions, and unexpected empathy to leave the reader breathless and satisfied, thinking about your work long after closing the book or clicking away.
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There will be time for a Q & A at the end of the presentation.
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All registrants receive a recording.
Closed captioning will be available.
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I enjoyed reading other peoples work and getting feedback about my own work– the handouts/video links and class lessons were also very informative and relevantly paced to the give structural guidelines.Catherine O’Neill
I enjoyed reading other peoples work and getting feedback about my own work– the handouts/video links and class lessons were also very informative and relevantly paced to the give structural guidelines.
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