Wednesday, May 11, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm Eastern
Level All Levels
Learning to artfully incorporate research gives our stories the heart and soul that distinguishes them from textbooks and turns facts into truths that sing. Sometimes it seems like an impossible task.
As writers we have to balance our research with our own reflections and make sure that we maintain an engaging voice even when writing factual passages. In this webinar, we will look at works by Amy Leach, John McPhee, Joshua Wheeler, Kathleen Jamie, and Rebecca Solnit to examine various ways that writers incorporate research. You will explore several techniques for alchemizing your research and have the opportunity to practice turning information into short lyrical passages with a few writing exercises during the webinar. You will leave with greater confidence in your ability to transform your research into good stories.
In this webinar, you will:
There will be time for a Q & A at the end of the presentation.
This webinar is ideal for writers
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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