Writing the Family History Scene
Learn to write narrative nonfiction and use summary and scene writing to transform your family history stories.
Begins October 31, 2017, 6-week course
Are your stories boring? Do want your stories to read like a novel? The answer is showing and more specifically showing through the use of scenes. In this course, we focus our attention on scene writing. We look at the difference between scene and summary. We cover the various elements required to write a scene, description, dialogue, and conflict. We learn to add layers of emotion and theme to our scenes. At the end of this six-week course, family history writers will have a full understanding of scene writing and will be on their way to practising and improving their scene writing skills.