Your Narrative Can Make Universal Connections and Cultural Impact

Narrative Nonfiction can do more than tell a personal story. You can craft a real impact, not only by making stronger connections with your readers but also by training their brains towards compassion and understanding. You can, by using a few basic craft elements, in combination with a specific narrative strategy, elicit reader empathy and influence cultural sensitivity.

Make a Connection, Make a Difference

Creative non-fiction is a true story told in the form of a narrative. The information found within is factual and informative, the style entertaining and descriptive.

Personal essays and memoirs, when done well, tie personal experience to universal themes.

Creative nonfiction can help readers understand and connect to different character experiences and perspectives, allowing them to 'fictionally' experience situations and feelings they may never have experienced themselves.

And when done very well, narrative nonfiction can intentionally and strategically trigger empathy and understanding in readers' brains, training them towards greater understanding and compassion.

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