Writing the Heart

A blog about writing confidently and living boldly

 
How to Turn Yourself into a Character in Nonfiction and Memoir book writing coach brad wetzler creative nonfiction creative writing memoir nonfiction Sep 18, 2020

In this 30-minute writing lesson, writing teacher and book writing coach Brad Wetzler discusses various techniques writers can use to turn our complex human personalities into coherent characters that the reader can make sense of and follow through the course of a story.  

 

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Showing, Telling, and the Art of Embodied Writing in Memoir and Nonfiction Writing brad wetzler creative writing memoir nonfiction Sep 05, 2020

In this 30-minute writing tutorial, writing teacher and book writing coach Brad Wetzler discusses the difference between showing and telling in narrative writing and how to write in a more embodied way. 

Here are a few of the concepts Brad Wetzler addresses: 

1. What is...

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The Three Arcs of a Story creative writing memoir nonfiction writing Sep 01, 2020

Are you struggling to write a memoir or nonfiction book? Your writing will get stronger when you understand the three arcs of narrative writing: physical, emotional, and intentional.

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The Life-Changing Art of Tidying Up Your Sentences brad wetzler creative writing memoir nonfiction Aug 22, 2020

In this 30-minute nonfiction and memoir instructional video, writing teacher and book writing coach Brad Wetzler discusses tangible ways that writers can clean up their sentences and write more powerfully. 

Here are a few concepts that Brad discusses: 

1. Lean on strong verbs.

2. Lose...

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How to Structure Your Memoir or Nonfiction Book brad wetzler creative writing fearless writing memoir nonfiction Aug 22, 2020

Brad Wetzler, author, journalist, award-winning editor, book writing coach, and yoga/mindfulness teacher, discusses how to structure your memoir or nonfiction book.

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How to Write Powerful Scenes in Memoir and Nonfiction creative writing memoir nonfiction Aug 22, 2020

Brad Wetzler, author, journalist, award-winning editor, book writing coach, and yoga/mindfulness teacher, presents a 30-minute write course on how to write more powerful scenes and anecdotes in memoir and nonfiction.

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