About this Course
We all know a good story when we read one. But how do we craft one ourselves? This course lays out the tools and tricks every nonfiction writer — from journalists to authors of books or personal essays — use to keep a reader engaged. We’ll explore the fundamental skills for producing vibrant nonfiction, taking a piece from idea to draft to completion.
Those interested in writing quality nonfiction.
What You’ll Learn
- A working vocabulary for the craft: scene, exposition, dramatic tension and place
- Techniques for creating strong ledes and keeping a reader hooked
- How to develop ideas, conduct document research, perform interviews and organize your material
- Ways to build your personal style through voice, point of view, narrative and literary technique