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Going Off the Page: Storytelling Techniques

Going Off the Page: Storytelling Techniques with Tim Wendel

Exploring film, photographs, even pop songs can help reinvigorate anyone’s writing. In fact, award-winning writer Tim Wendel believes that the storytelling techniques found in those forms, as well as diagramming quality writing, can elevate anyone’s work. His students have placed best-selling novels and nonfiction titles nationwide. In this fast-paced seminar, he will give you a crash course in how it’s done.

Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

Sunday, April 26, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

$75 | $60 for members

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  • No refund will be issued for cancellations.
  • Sold out classes will accept a waiting list.
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About the Teaching Artist

Tim Wendel is the author of 13 books, including SUMMER OF ’68, CASTRO’S CURVEBALL and his memoir CANCER CROSSINGS: A Brother, His Doctors and the Quest for a Cure to Childhood Leukemia. His writing has appeared in Esquire, GQ, Gargoyle, The New York Times, The Washington Post and National Geographic. He’s a writer-in-residence at Johns Hopkins University, where he teaches nonfiction and fiction.