Crafting vivid scenes from a few dry facts – class 3 of 4

Carol Baxter
Oct 29, 2022
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Introduction
8m 35s
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The Ship
17m 21s
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The Port
1m 11s
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The Travellers
6m 23s
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The Voyage
13m 15s
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Ports of Call
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The Arrival
10m 44s
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Disembarkation
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Summary
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About this webinar

We’ve learnt how to craft vivid sentences but how do we combine them to produce a vivid scene, especially when we have little information to work with? This webinar describes the process of doing so, using practical examples from Carol’s own writing. It shows how she began with very little information then followed one path after another in a desperate attempt to find something … anything … to make her description interesting. It shows how you too can apply the same strategies to your own research and writing, whatever the subject.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Carol Baxter is an experienced and informed historian and genealogist, an internationally-acclaimed, award-winning author, and a dynamic, inspirational presenter. Carol has been a genealogist for four decades having first become interested
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    Martha Corson
    1 month ago

    Great ideas, inspiring!

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