Wednesday, June 22, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern
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As a writer, how can you break through all the noise of the world to grab–and keep–your reader’s attention? How can you establish what’s at stake in your work in a way that’s both honest and compelling?
In this webinar, we’ll focus on the problem of how to ensure that there’s something in your creative nonfiction story—a compelling question or element of suspense or promise of something to come— that hooks your reader in the first paragraph or two and keeps them going, all the way to the end. You will come away with several concrete strategies for meeting this challenge.
Through close analysis of great writers of creative nonfiction, we will uncover how to turn even the most mundane experiences and idiosyncratic interests into writing that’s urgent, exciting, and meaningful.
In this webinar, you will:
There will be time for a Q & A at the end of the presentation.
This webinar is ideal for any writer looking for ways to establish what’s at stake in their writing, but will be especially helpful for writers who want to ensure that their submissions stand out in the slush pile.
All registrants receive a recording.
Closed captioning will be available.
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Creative Nonfiction’s online writing classes have helped more than 3,000 writers tell their stories better.
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.
Replays include ongoing access to the recording and downloadable supplemental materials.
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