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Webinars hosted by CNF


Webinars are a convenient and affordable way to learn practical writing, revision, and publishing skills. Our experienced instructors and professionals can help you gain the skills you need to succeed on a variety of topics from the basics to the book proposal.

Join a webinar in real-time and take part in the conversation. Afterward,the recording will be shared as a resource you can return to again and again.

Webinars are open to writers at all levels and new webinars are announced regularly, so check back often or sign up for our newsletter.

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Thurs, Nov 14th, 1 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Strategies for Writing about Death, Loss & Grief
Telling a universal story that will resonate with readers
Webinar presentatin with Eleanor Vincent

Writing about the loss of a loved one calls for courage, compassion, and determination—qualities that will be tested during the writing process. Difficult emotions may be a rich source of writing inspiration, but their intensity can actually hinder the writing process. The challenge is how to shift from recounting personal grief to telling a universal story that will resonate with readers.
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Past Webinars

Write Your Nonfiction Book Proposal
Step by step with Jane Friedman 

Webinar presentation 

Creative Nonfiction Crash Course
Everything you need to know to start writing your true story
Webinar presentation with Jenna McGuiggan

Object as Subject
Writing inspired by what you hold
Webinar presentation with Megan Volpert

Tame the Beast
How to focus and frame your unwieldy story
Webinar presentation with Aaron Shulman

The Magical Marketing Trifecta 
Perfecting your author website, email newsletter & social network
Webinar presentation with Jane Friedman

Writing the Tough Stuff
A free, online session, open to anyone, on writing about grief, loss, and trauma
Webinar presentation with Jessica Handler

Refund and cancellation policies

By 5pm EST one week prior to start date:

Students may request a full refund or a transfer credit. Transfer credits must be applied within two years from your cancellation date.

No refunds or transfers will be offered after this deadline.

Questions? Please contact our director of education, Sharla Yates, at yates[AT]creativenonfiction[DOT]org.