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Sunday, April 7, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Narrative Non-Fiction Read & Critique

2730 Historic Decatur Road, Barracks 16 #202, San Diego, 92106
Cost: $150 - $180

Nonfiction is often thought of in terms of technical guides and news reports, but some of the greatest stories are the true stories happening all around us. Great narrative nonfiction is well-researched, fact-based storytelling that incorporates the tools of fiction, from creating a narrative persona, setting scenes, presenting interesting characters, to creating the look and feel of a setting for the purposes of journalism or book-length writing. We will work on the mechanics of your creative endeavor, and the analytical side of editing and selection. Through feedback from Felicia Campbell, a veteran magazine editor and published author, and the input of your fellow workshoppers, this four-week class will help you to further define your story angle, identify your audience, refine your voice, and make a game-plan for any additional reporting and research you need to do to make your story and pitch as strong as possible, whether it is destined for the pages of a magazine or a book.

 

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