Editing Narrative Nonfiction, Kristen Stieffel, 2017




One audio recording from PENCON 2017, includes two handouts

Editing Narrative Nonfiction
Kristen Stieffel

Most nonfiction editors have not learned these techniques because in most nonfiction the emphasis is on reporting facts, not storytelling. We will discuss how to provide a dramatic story without fabrication by learning how to plug the true events of an author’s story into a dramatic arc.