Writing Class

Crafting A Persona In Creative Nonfiction Writing

Course Description:

In creative nonfiction, persona is more than simply an author’s point of view. Persona is the personality of the speaker of the story… the writer’s voice speaking on behalf of the author.

What voice is telling your story?

This 4-week special topics course will teach you how to create a distinctive voice in creative nonfiction writing. Using sample writing, you will discover approaches that will relate to your choices when crafting a persona.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to write and construct different personas from a single writing sample.
  • Analyze organization and sentence structure and their effect on persona.
  • Learn how & when to use figurative language versus formal language, to convey persona in writing.
  • Work toward mastery of using levels of style, sentence structure, organization and continuity to create the persona that tells your story well.

Click here to enroll: Crafting A Persona In Creative Nonfiction

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