Discover your voice. Let loose your inner sleuth. Learn new skills and polish your work-in-progress. This two-day non-fiction writing workshop will help you identify a story, learn new research methods, write fresh history, edit for publication, and prepare your pitch. Five 90-minute sessions will focus on 1) story 2) facts 3) genre 4) style and 5) publishing.

Information for the Swenson Book Development Writer's Workshop

WHERE:
Retreat in scenic rural Brooktondale at the Boiceville Community Meeting House (east of downtown Ithaca, NY, 8 miles, ½ mile south of SR 79). Workshop includes two catered lunches  and two continental breakfasts. Participants are encouraged to bring laptops; free WIFI available on site. Travel and hotel accommodations not included.

WHEN:
Saturday, September 8, 2012, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m
Sunday, September 9, 2012, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

WHO:
Workshop Co-Facilitators:

Jill Swenson, Ph.D., Swenson Book Development, LLC, Brooktondale, NY

Cathryn Prince, journalist, historian, and author of her 4th non-fiction historical narrative book, Death in the Baltic: The WWII Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff, forthcoming Palgrave Macmillan, Spring 2013.

HOW:
Pre-registration required. Registration is limited to 15.
Registration fee is $125; $150 after August 24th.

Register online or mail a check to P.O. Box 222, Brooktondale, NY 14817

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