Writing with Heart

A blog about writing confidently and living adventurously

How to Write about Travel memoir nonfiction travel writing writing Nov 18, 2020

Do you wish to learn how to write and publish travel articles and essays? This 30-minute instructional video by author, journalist, and travel writer Brad Wetzler will give you all the information you need to succeed.

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How to Find Your Author Voice in Memoir and Nonfiction author memoir nonfiction publishing voice writing Nov 18, 2020

 

 

 

Struggling to find your author voice in memoir or nonfiction? This 30-minute video will help you write a book and become a published author. 

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How to Structure Your Memoir or Nonfiction Book brad wetzler creative writing fearless writing memoir nonfiction Nov 18, 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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The Life-Changing Art of Tidying Up Your Sentences brad wetzler creative writing memoir nonfiction Nov 18, 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...

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Showing, Telling, and the Art of Embodied Writing in Memoir and Nonfiction Writing brad wetzler creative writing memoir nonfiction Nov 18, 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 VAST Method of Narrative Writing (aka The Magic Formula) book writing coach book writing coaching brad wetzler creative nonfiction memoir nonfiction Oct 23, 2020

Struggling to write a nonfiction book or memor? In this video, writing teacher Brad Wetzler discusses his VAST Method of Narrative Writing. It will help you make progress, finish, and publish your book.

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Short Memoir: On Finding Your Author Voice book writing coach brad wetzler memoir nonfiction writing Oct 15, 2020

I want to tell you about a book that, each time I open it, makes me a better writer. You probably haven’t heard of it, or of the author, Ted Solotaroff. It’s not a best-seller like Bird by Bird or a popular favorite like Stephen King’s On Writing. In fact,...

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How to Tell Your Origin Story memoir nonfiction origin story publishing writing Oct 07, 2020

Tell Your Origin Story:

Barry Lopez: The world is held together with stories and compassion.

We all have an origin story (a term from comic books). They need to understand how they got their superpowers. These superheroes had problems like humans and responded like humans. Over time it became...

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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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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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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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How to Tell a Great Story in Your Memoir or Narrative Nonfiction Book memoir narrator nonfiction publishing storytelling suspense writing Aug 09, 2020

Writing a memoir or narrative nonfiction book requires a wide range of skills. You've got to be able to do it all: organize thoughts, structure chapters, report the facts, and, after all the big-picture stuff, you must also pay attention to the smallest of details such as...

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