Their Lives, Our Stories: Writing Women Back Into History

with
Jasmin Darznik
Join New York Times bestselling author Jasmin Darznik as she shares her secrets for creating rich and compelling portraits of women from the past.
This is a single-session event.
This event has
one
sessions.
Jasmin Darznik

Upcoming dates

Thu, Aug 26
21
ticket
tickets
left
Sold out
Thu, Aug 26
5:30pm PT / 8:30pm ET
90 min
Limited to
25
participants
$
45.00
$
45.00
for
both
all
one
sessions
1
.
Join Waitlist
You're on the waitlist now!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form. Please email us at info@speakeasy.com to join the waitlist.
Our events are recorded. Non-downloadable, password-protected recordings are shared only with ticket holders.
None of these dates work for you?
Let us know
when you’d like to see
when you’d like to see
Jasmin Darznik
host this event.

Description

In this live online class, I’ll share the five things I’ve found most essential to recovering and writing women's stories, whether they are part of your family's history or other women from history who transfix you.

During our time together, we'll focus on essential strategies you can employ to make the characters in your stories come alive for your readers. More particulary, I’ll share the ways I research a person and era before I sit down to write, what kinds of details I search for, and how I continue to refine my research once my writing is underway. I'll also talk about how I use imagination and empathy to deepen and complement history and facts--both in nonfiction and fiction. At the end of the session, I'll offer a selection of my favorite writing samples and creative prompts, and finish with an interactive Q & A. 

flag
Report this event

What to expect