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October 2020

Propelled by Story, Constrained by Truth: Exploring the Boundaries of Narrative Nonfiction (Online class)

October 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until October 30, 2020

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Chris Register $75 Members | $82 Nonmembers Monday - Friday, 10/26/20 - 10/30/20 | 9:30 am – 11:00 am Five-day mini-course Narrative nonfiction authors face many decisions along our journey from proposal to print. Whether curating material for a historical snapshot, recreating conversations for a travelogue, or painting scenes for a memoir, the challenges are the same: where to begin, what to tell and leave out (and in what order), how much to employ dialogue versus backstory, and—of course—that…

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November 2020

Surviving The Query Trenches: “Pitching, Pitfalls, and PitMad, Oh My!” (Online seminar)

November 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on November 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Emily Thiede $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Session One, Saturday, 11/7/20 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Session Two, Sunday, 11/8/20 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm There’s a reason many writers describe querying as “going into the trenches,” but like any battle, it’s easier to survive the fight if you start with the right tools in your armory. In this course, we’ll explore resources for building (and narrowing down) a list of agents to query, and the pros-and-cons…

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