A Story to Tell: Writing the Collaborative/Memoir Title
Learn from bestselling author Jeanette Windle of the USA how to write a collaborative/memoir title. Non-fiction biography is the bread-and-butter of freelance writing. Whether you are contracted to write someone else’s life story or are writing your own memoir/life experience, this webinar will walk you through what you need to know. You’ll learn about: the practicalities of interviewing and working with clients, researching background data, choosing and organizing what to include, balancing vivid storytelling with chronology, setting, spiritual application, practical reader takeaway, and finally how to weave it all together to create a compelling narrative that readers just can’t put down.
Award-winning novelist and investigative journalist Jeanette Windle has lived in six countries and traveled in thirty. She has authored twenty-one fiction and non-fiction titles, including bestselling Veiled Freedom (2010 ECPA Christian Book Award/Christy Award finalist), Freedom’s Stand, (2012 ECPA Christian Book Award/Carol Award finalist), Congo Dawn (2013 Golden Scroll Novel of the Year) and 2016 ECPA Christian Book Award/Christian Retailing Best Awards finalist Forgiven: The Amish Schoolhouse Shooting, a Mother’s Love, and a Story of Remarkable Grace and All. Jeanette mentors writers on five continents.