Ten Secrets of Fast Writing and Powerful Storytelling

Presented at ONA18
September 12, 2018
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In a digital age, the craft of writing has never been more important. Incubating narrative energy, modulating voice, building special emphasis and exporting short-form concepts are just a few of the many, minor, learnable and teachable skills that will improve anyone’s writing craft.

This session is designed for:

  • Writers who need to construct a stronger, more compelling voice
  • Editors sick of fixing the same errors of emphasis over and over
  • Anyone who who wants to learn how to better define character and advance narrative

Speakers

Roy Peter Clark
Writing Coach, The Poynter Institute
Mallary Tenore
Assistant Director, Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin
Session Audio

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