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How to Write a Memoir or Biography Swiftly

This recorded workshop teaches you how to write a memoir or biography quickly. Bonus resources you get right after order cover Copyright and Right of Publicity. 

Tip: You can find a large library of in-depth recorded workshops on film development, funding, and distribution, as well as book publishing, and selling expert services at https://nancyfultonmeetups.uscreen.io/catalog

Topics covered in this workshop on writing true life stories include:

  • Why memoirs, biographies, and true life stories often have significant emotional, historical, and financial value.
  • How to swiftly and accurately gather the historical facts you need to write your book.
  • How to conduct interviews with family, friends, and other experts to collect  stories that make your work unique, and uniquely sellable. 
  • How to use a modified version of the interview process to collect your own stories and insights swiftly and with far less typing. 
  • How to quickly and very cost-effectively turn several hours of interviews into many pages of written text you can incorporate into your book.
  • How recording interviews can make your work easier to sell from a variety of perspectives. 
  • Finding the themes and through lines that will make your book a great read that is also easy to market. 
  • How to incorporate great images and artwork into your book so it sells better and people like it more. 
  • How to swiftly and very cost-effectively get your book edited and formatted for publication. 
  • Acquiring a cover for your book that makes it look and sell better.  
  • How a lawyer can help you navigate issues of privacy, defamation, copyright, and work-for-hire agreements that may come up as you write your book. 

Tip:  If you are a documentary filmmaker working on biographical, true story, or rippped-from-the-headlines projects, you can follow these steps to prep for producing your project, to collect video interviews, and to create a companion book to your film project in order to maximize revenues.

Immediately after order, open the confirmation email and click View Content to get:

  • A PDF with the live Zoom meeting details. You will also receive reminders on the day of the event. 
  • A Bonus Recorded Workshop on Copyright featuring Attorney Paul Levine.
  • A Bonus Recorded Workshop on Right of Publicity featuring Attorney Justin Sterling.  

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