Narrative choices in biography
Choices, choices, choices
Last week I spoke at a literary event at the State Library of NSW about some of the choices I made about narrative strategy while writing the biography of Australia’s father of pain medicine: Breaking through the pain barrier. The extraordinary life of Dr Michael J. Cousins
Here’s a video of my talk if you’d like to learn about narrative choices such as structure, narrative voice, pace, rhythm, creating a sense of place and the use of fiction techniques to make the story engaging.