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Asking Better Questions: Interviewing for Fiction and Non-Fiction Writers

July 18, 2020
Via Zoom
Link will be sent by email the day before the event, United States

An encore event with Holly Thorpe!

When you ask better questions, you get better answers. Practice better question formulation, making interviewees comfortable with you and become a better listener. Writers of all types can learn to become stronger interviewers and use their skills for in-person interviews, background information gathering and more.

Fiction writers can “interview” their characters to give them more depth, background and life. Suitable for writers of all skill levels.

Interviewing yourself can be a great practice in introspection – helpful for strengthening a memoir or reflecting on your craft.

About the presenter: Holly Thorpe is a writer from Wenatchee, Wash. She works in communications and marketing and freelances for regional publications. She became a Write on the River board member in January 2020. Holly mostly writes poetry, but dabbles in all mediums. Her work focuses on identity, mental health, interpersonal relationships, mundane magic, and the natural world. She lives in Wenatchee with her dog, cats, reptiles, hedgehog and many houseplants. 


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