Skip to content

To Tell the Truth Practice and Craft in Narrative Nonfiction

Spend $50 to get a free DVD!

ISBN-10: 0205605494

ISBN-13: 9780205605491

Edition: 2009

Authors: Connie D. Griffin

List price: $79.99
Shipping box This item qualifies for FREE shipping.
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


Can nonfiction writing be creative? Can creative writing be factual? Can anyone write? This book responds with a resounding "yes" as it sits down with the writer and bends over the task at hand, providing generous guidance, abundant examples, and numerous models for analysis. To Tell the Truthpresents strategies for practice, prompts for generating new material, and creative approaches to research that both the beginning and experienced writer will find useful. Lively essays on craft by writers in the field create an intimate colloquium of like-minded readers and writers. Engages in current conversations in the popular field of narrative nonfiction, which ranges across memoir and biography,…    
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $79.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/14/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Table Of Contents
Creativity And Nonfiction Writing
An Introduction to Storytelling
An Invitation to Creativity
Creativity and the Unconscious
Telling Our Stories
Getting Started
Writing as Process
Thinking Like a Writer
Writers on Writing
""How and Why,"" Jane Bernstein
Writing Personal Essays: On the Necessity of Turning Oneself into a Character, Phillip Lopate
Lyric Essay
""On the Street: Nobody Watches, Everyone Performs,"" Vivian Gornick