THE TOOLS OF THE TRADE
A DISCUSSION IN WRITING NONFICTION
With Steven Darian
Whether you’re interested in doing a memoir or a travel book, a popular history of hockey or the secrets of Polynesian cooking––this one hour workshop will introduce techniques you need… to shoot for a tradebook on the New York Times bestseller list, or an article on spec for The New Yorker.
What Tools is About
Whether you’re doing a scholarly work or a textbook, shooting for a trade book on the New York Times bestseller list or an article in The Atlantic–it’s the same challenge: writing well. Really well. No matter what you have to say, good writing helps you get there.
Tools of the Trade focuses on the four keys to writing good nonfiction: heightening the reader’s interest; increasing their understanding & remembering. And developing the relationship––while avoiding the no-no’s The techniques in the book are designed to help you accomplish these things.
About the Author
In addition to a being a professional editor, Steven Darian has been a teacher (Columbia, Penn, & Rutgers). And has written a dozen books: scholarly & textbooks; novels & popular nonfiction.
Check out the Table of Contents online at Steven Darian Technique in Nonfiction. Or email me at: email@example.com
Admission is free and attendees are encouraged to bring their lunch to the event.
Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown
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