Plan your nonfiction book starting from the big picture!
You’re keen to write a book of biography, history, or memoir, but find the process intimidating. In this workshop, you’ll learn tips on how to shape and control the story you want to tell. The session will address elements such as chronology and structure, finding your themes and subthemes, chapter development, plugging in research, achieving a balance of material, and stages of revision and editing. You’ll come away with a framework to help you produce a draft manuscript.
In-person class: This workshop will take place at The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St, Bethesda MD.
In this workshop you’ll learn:
- Framing your story
- Organization of material
- Chapter development
- Balance of content
- Stages of revision and editing
- No additional time required outside of class.
- No text is required, but a list of follow-up resources will be provided.
Who should take this workshop?
- This workshop is designed for novice authors looking to write a book of history, biography, or memoir.
If you need an accommodation for this workshop, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will attempt to fulfill all requests, but advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility services.