Art of Creative Nonfiction Writing and Selling the Literature of Reality
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Description: A blueprint for writing creative nonfiction_and getting it sold Creative nonfiction is writing that seeks to tell true stories in a style as personal, provocative, and dramatic as fiction. Lee Gutkind, a pioneer in writing and teaching creative nonfiction, explores all facets of writing in this increasingly popular genre_which includes essays, criticism, literary journalism, memoir, narrative history, and more. Gutkind discusses everything from finding a saleable subject to creative research to writing techniques. He then turns his attention to getting the work in print, with tips on how to approach book and magazine publishers, work with editors, and find an agent. LEE GUTKIND (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a professor at the University of Pittsburgh. He founded two literary journals_Pennsylvania Review and Creative Nonfiction_and has written 5 previous books, including the award-winning Many Sleepless Nights.
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Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/1997
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
|The Creative Part|
|For Writers, Thinkers, Silent Observers (and Other People with Stories to Tell)|
|A Definition of the Genre--The Boundaries of the Profession|
|The Devices of Creative Nonfiction|
|Scenes: The Building Blocks of Creative Nonfiction|
|Main Point of Focus|
|The Nonfiction Part|
|Information Transfer and the Personal Point of View|
|Think Globally--Act Locally|
|The Elusive Truth|