Nicholas O'Connell, M.F.A., Ph.D.
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, I am so grateful for the opportunity to take your summer nonfiction seminar through The Writer's Workshop
Dr. Nick O'Connell
teaches time-honored principles with a relaxed style in four enjoyable courses.
From nut graph to structure, from lead to climax, Nick has transformed my writing career from scientific researcher to riveting narrative non-fiction author.
Thank you so much for helping me, Nick
If it weren't for Nick O'Connell
, I would not be a soon-to-be-published author.
Nick's classes helped me find my unique writing voice, and his
enthusiastic and insightful critiques inspired me to expand a short story idea into a book.
I took Nick O'Connell's
class "Stalking the Nonfiction Narrative" when I was stuck on the first draft of my book.
helped me break through barriers, giving me the techniques to create a solid structure for my book.
worked with me as a writing coach and gave insightful feedback that enabled me to craft my story into a publishable manuscript.
Throughout the whole process, he
encouraged and advised me on all aspects of the writing and publishing.
was a huge part of my recent book sale, and I would recommend him to any writer--whether you just want to improve your technique or to publish professionally.
, thanks so much for all your guidance and help: the classes, the feedback, and the positive attitude towards criticism all contributed to my successful book proposal.
is one of the most approachable and helpful writing teachers I've ever met.
not just a good teacher, but a veteran writer
himself, who knows all of the ins and outs of the business.
I'd recommend his
classes not only to the beginner, but also to established writers who are looking to improve and broaden their skill set.
Before taking Nick O'Connell's
Creative Nonfiction course, I sent stories off to editors with a sinking feeling in my stomach.
I have taken Professor O'Connell's
Creative Nonfiction class via email from France.
teaching was of great help in improving my writing and editing skills.
The personal essay I did for the class on my whitewater rapids trip was published in Newsweek's
"My Turn" column.
helped me clarify my language and eliminate excess verbiage.
also showed me how to craft a compelling lead paragraph, one that transports the reader into the landscape of the story from the first word.
class really opened up my eyes to using fictional techniques (dialogue, telling detail, characterization) in my nonfiction writing.