Writing Nonfiction

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  • “I definitely learned to be more conscious about what I do well, and to use that to my advantage… From the guest speaker, I learned that passion has to be helped a little bit, and that asking for help never hurts.”

    Alba, August 29, 2014

  • “I got a sense of reality from the guest speaker. I liked the fact that we got to discuss the publishing world and what life looks like when you’re an established writer.”

    Elena, August 29, 2014

  • “I learned more tips and tricks for interviews; I learned more about the nature of literary nonfiction and the combination of fact and creative writing; I learned more about literary devices and the need to balance the perspective of the writer vs. the interviewee… I enjoyed the workshop tremendously. Another big boost!”

    Solveig, August 29, 2014

  • “There’s so much learning value in hearing people’s assignments and the instructor’s insightful analysis.”

    Noreen, August 29, 2014

  • “The class opened my eyes: nonfiction can be every bit as inventive and exciting to read (and write) as fiction. I enjoyed the process of deconstructing a piece to find out exactly how a writer makes it shine.”

    Matt, June 16, 2013

  • “I’m very critical of myself and struggled enormously with my own feeling of inadequacy throughout, but the encouragement was tremendous. It made me realise that…my writing style is different and it works for me.”

    Nerissa, June 16, 2013

  • “What did it feel like to get live feedback on my work? Constructive. I learned how to be more self-confident in writing. The feedback…has really stuck with me :)”

    Suzanne, June 16, 2013

  • “The workshop taught me how to review my interview technique and how to use research material to create a story that tells the truth. I liked the positive learning environment. Due to the super-effective build-up of the workshop, I learned a lot.”

    Sandra, June 16, 2013