Jessica Handler - 'Writing History: Yours and Others' Workshop
Following her conversation at 2:00 PM, Jessica Handler will conduct a writing workshop open to anyone who purchases a copy of The Magnetic Girl: "Writing History: Yours and Others".
In this 90 minute prompt-driven workshop, writers will explore techniques for capturing vibrant history on the page. Participants will learn the basics of crafting characters, dialogue, and world-building for both historical fiction and memoir. Targeted for the beginning writer, this workshop also invites experienced writers to polish their skills.
Jessica Handler is the author of Braving the Fire: A Guide to Writing About Grief and Invisible Sisters: A Memoir.
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In rural north Georgia two decades after the Civil War, thirteen-year-old Lulu Hurst reaches high into her father's bookshelf and pulls out an obscure book, The Truth of Me