In this episode Chris interviews award-winning nonfiction writer Anne Janzer about her new book Writing To Be Understood and why it’s a necessary resource for writers. Emphasis on nonfiction.
Show Notes & Links
– Anne’s new book is the complete package covering technique, science (yeah, you read that right), and practical how-to. Why you need all three.
-Beware of the curse of knowledge (eerie music).
-How brain science and social psychology is an important part of your writing process.
– Why you should use analogies and how to make them shine and not be annoying.
-Do you know if your writing is boring? How to fix that.
-How to use your reader’s curiosity to your advantage.
– Why nonfiction writers need to learn to spin a good story or two.
– What is meta reading and how it will improve your writing.
Links – Click ’em, they’re live!
–Universal book link to Anne’s book. This link will take you to the bookstore of your choice.
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