You will learn how to create detailed biographies, incorporate research, and establish an overall structure and style. Emphasis will be placed on fundamentals of storytelling such as character and setting. 


Now is the time to write about the people, places and events that defined and shaped your life and your family’s history so the stories can be remembered for generations.

For a decade, Donna Zucker has written biographical books for private clientele with her business, Story Guide. She has 17 years of experience as a senior writer, editor, and researcher for leading publishing houses including Time Inc., Condé Nast and Scholastic. Her writing has been featured in magazines, books, newspapers and on radio. Donna has an MFA in nonfiction writing from Sarah Lawrence College. She has a decade of experience working in the non-profit sector and a passion for the arts rooted in her classical training as a pianist. Donna has also traveled extensively, experiencing firsthand the power of storytelling in cultures around the world.