How to write a book

Kursnummer: 15220

13./15./16. April 2020, 17.00 – 18.30 Uhr
Online (Zoom) Info: So nehme ich an einem Zoom-Meeting teil.

€ 50 fjum_Sonderpreis ausschließlich für Journalistinnen und Journalisten während der Corona-Krise, Normalpreis: € 490 für alle nichtjournalistischen Berufe


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You have great ideas. You know how to report. You know how to write. And, at this extraordinary moment, you have the time. Are you ready–are you prepared–to write a book?

Join Lauren Kessler, author of 15 books including narrative journalism, immersion reportage, biography, history and more, for this three-session online “crash course.” What does it take to be a book writer? How do you move from journalist to author? What is a pitch? How do you write a proposal? How do you organize material and manage time? Do you need an agent? What does the world of publishing look like these days? Get practical hints and inspirational ideas from a writer “in the trenches.” Jump-start your own project.

 

Your Trainer:

Lauren Kessler (laurenkessler.com) is an American journalist and the award-winning author of 9 books who combines lively narrative with deep research to explore everything from the seemingly romantic but oh-so-gritty world of ballet to the wild, wild west of the anti-aging movement, from the stormy seas of the mother-daughter relationship to the hidden world of Alzheimer’s sufferers.

Her books have been Wall Street Journal and People magazine „best“ selections, Washington Post and Los Angles Times bestsellers. She has written for the New York Times magazine, Los Angeles Times magazine, O (Oprah) magazine and The Nation among others. Her book of essays on the art and craft of writing, Gute Texte, was just recently published in Austria.

She blogs at www.laurenchronicles.com about wellness and living an engaged life. Kessler is an international speaker and workshop leader and the creator of two graduate programs in narrative journalism at the University of Oregon.

13.04.202017:00 - 18:30
15.04.202017:00 - 18:30
16.04.202017:00 - 18:30
€ 50 fjum_Sonderpreis ausschließlich für Journalistinnen und Journalisten während der Corona-Krise, Normalpreis: € 490 für alle nichtjournalistischen Berufe
Lauren Kessler
Online (Zoom)