During this immersive experience on beautiful Madeline Island in Lake Superior with acclaimed journalist and story coach Jacqui Banaszynski. Students will explore techniques that weave literary creativity into true stories. Whether you are a news journalist, book author, travel writer, or blogger you will find the week both practical and inspirational.
Students will gain the tools that all good writers master to transform a notion or assignment into a viable story idea, and then shape that idea into a compelling piece. The week will include a mix of fieldwork and in-class exercises to practice various techniques. Jacqui will help students diagnose their unique writing patterns, and meet with them one-on-one to complete a story or build a future writing plan.