Pre-Conference Workshop B: First Person: Loosening Up Your Narrator

Pre-Conference Workshop


The "I" is usually the focal point or lens of our work in nonfiction, and our tendency is often to polish that character to make them predictable, a steady point to hold onto through the narrative. But emotional range in any character is critical. We will explore a few examples and draw on techniques for catching your narrator at your highs and lows, most random and most unraveled, in order to offer a complex, multi-dimensional, and memorable guide within your books and essays.

Note: Pre-conference workshops require additional registration. Workshops are Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and include a refreshment break. Price $89.00

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  • Sonya Huber

    Sonya Huber is the author of seven books, including the essay collection Pain Woman Takes Your Keys and Other Essays from a Nervous System, Supremely Tiny Acts: A Memoir in a Day, and the forthcoming Voice First: A Writer’s Manifesto. Her other books include Opa Nobody, Cover Me: A Health...