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July 10, 2024 | Episode 155

Five Creative Writing Techniques

Every Nonfiction Author Should Know

Elevate Your Book with These

Inventive Writing Methods for Nonfiction Authors


Join Carma Spence on this episode of Coffee with Carma as she shares five innovative tips for writing a standout book. From using data to persuade to leveraging humor and satire, Carma provides actionable advice for aspiring authors. She also discusses the benefits of using fiction techniques for nonfiction, playing with story structure, and writing like a filmmaker. Whether you’re looking to enhance your author platform, boost your online presence, or master book marketing, these tips will help you attract clients and grow your business.

Key Takeaways

  • 01:29 Creative Writing Tip #1: Using Data to Persuade
  • 04:39 Creative Writing Tip #2: Using Humor and Satire
  • 06:24 Creative Writing Tip #3: Using Fiction Techniques
  • 09:06 Creative Writing Tip #4: Playing with Structure
  • 10:25 Creative Writing Tip #5: Writing Like a Filmmaker

Summary of Five Creative Writing Techniques Every Nonfiction Author Should Know:

In this insightful episode of Coffee with Carma, host Carma Spence explores five creative ways to write your client-attracting book and make it stand out in a crowded market. From using data to persuade readers to incorporating humor and satire, Carma shares practical tips and personal experiences to help authors enhance their writing techniques.

Whether you’re a seasoned writer or just starting, Carma’s innovative approaches, such as using fiction techniques for nonfiction and experimenting with non-linear storytelling, will spark your creativity and elevate your writing. Don’t miss her valuable insights and actionable advice designed to help you craft a compelling and unique book.

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About Your Host: Carma Spence

Award-winning speaker, author, and editor, Carma Spence helps entrepreneurs, small business owners, and executives turn on The Author Switch so that they can leverage the power of books to take their businesses and careers to the next dimension. She is a two-times bestselling author, and using both experience and research, has created the Author Diagnostic System. She has 25+ years of marketing and public relations experience in the corporate world and is certified in Author Marketing and the StoryWay methodology.
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