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Turning Research Into Story with Katherine Standefer

$65.00 · October 24

In this 2 hour workshop, writers will discuss strategies for rich note-taking, the task of turning dry or dense information into buoyant prose, how to approach quoting others, and deciding which research–or how much–to actually lace into a piece of writing.

Start Date

October 24

Day(s) of the Week

Monday

Class Times

6:30pm – 8:30pm CT

Sessions

1

Location

Zoom (online)

Instructor

Price

$65

Only 2 left in stock

Description

Research can enlarge and deepen the stories we tell. But how do we turn interviews, academic literature, and site visits into something compelling to read?

In this 2 hour workshop, writers will discuss strategies for rich note-taking, the task of turning dry or dense information into buoyant prose, how to approach quoting others, and deciding which research–or how much–to actually lace into a piece of writing.


StoryStudio Chicago is pleased to offer 5 scholarship spots for anyone who would like financial assistance to take this class. Please email us at  to learn more and claim a spot. (Can only be redeemed if class hits minimum enrollment requirements.)


 

About Katherine Standefer

Katherine E. Standefer is the author of Lightning Flowers: My Journey to Uncover the Cost of Saving a Life, which was named one of O, The Oprah Magazine's Best Books of Fall 2020, selected as a Staff Pick by the New York Times Book Review, featured in People Magazine and on NPR's Fresh Air, and which received a starred Kirkus review. Standefer's work previously appeared in The Best American Essays 2016. She earned her MFA in Creative Nonfiction from University of Arizona.