Linda Landry, the author of Classic New Hampshire; Preserving the Granite State in Changing Times, published in 2003 by University Press New England will offer a nonfiction writing workshop at the library. Linda is an author and former freelance journalist with over 100 published articles in a variety of national publications including US News & World Report and the Miami Herald. She is a former IBM Senior Editor, as well as former Managing Editor of Microsoft Press.
Everyone has the material to write engaging nonfiction, the challenge is often where to start. If you’ve been thinking about writing about your life experiences, family history, or other topics, this class will provide a supportive, positive environment to begin. All that’s required is a keen interest in reading and a willingness to contribute.
Over the course of four weeks, you’ll learn the basics of:
- Choosing the right words to express your thoughts
- Interviewing subjects to add richness to your work
- Structuring and editing your work, so it’s cohesive and easy to read
Dates and Times:
- Begin on January 25 for four consecutive weeks
- Saturday mornings, 10:30 – Noon
Registration is Required
The class is open to a minimum of four and a maximum of seven students. Please call the library to make your reservation at 207-439-9437.