Writing Creative Nonfiction

ISBN-10: 1884910505

ISBN-13: 9781884910500

Edition: 2001

Authors: Carolyn Forch�, Philip Gerard

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Creative nonfiction titles are popular at the moment. This book presents over 30 essays on this hot literary form. From researching ideas and structuring the story, to reportage and personal reflection, the book covers every element of the craft.
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: F&W Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/10/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Georgann Eubanks is a writer, teacher, and consultant to nonprofit groups across the country. She is director of the Table Rock Writers Workshop, was a founder of the North Carolina Writers' Network, and is past chair of the North Carolina Humanities Council.Philip Gerard as scripted eleven documentaries for public television.

Introduction: Creative Nonfiction: An Adventure in Lyric, Fact, and Story
The Art, the Craft, the Business
Why I Write
But Tell It Slant: From Poetry to Prose and Back Again
A Braided Heart: Shaping the Lyric Essay
Saying Good-Bye to "Once Upon a Time," or Implementing Postmodernism in Creative Nonfiction
Finding a Story, or Using the Whole Pig
Writing Personal Essays: On the Necessity of Turning Oneself Into a Character
Researching Your Own Life
Taking Yourself Out of the Story: Narrative Stance and the Upright Pronoun
The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner
As Time Goes By: Creating Biography
Twelve Years and Counting: Writing Biography
Not the Killing but Why
Every Hell Is Different: Notes on War Writing
The "New" Literature
Surviving Overseas
The Comfortable Chair: Using Humor in Creative Nonfiction
Getting Published
Avoiding Self-Censorship: A Guide to the Detection of Legal Land Mines
Aftershocks--Responses to the Genre
Learning to Breathe After the Memoir
Excerpts From Fathering Words: The Making of an African American Writer
One Nation, Under the Weather
Becoming the Godfather of Creative Nonfiction
Creative Nonfiction Reader
The Woman Who Slept With One Eye Open
Basha Leah
Excerpt from "Tacos and Manna"
Portrait of My Body
What They Don't Tell You About Hurricanes
Excerpt From Irving Berlin: A Life in Song
It was a time of hope, that was the thing (1927-1930)
The Shadow Knows
All Things Censored: The Poem NPR Doesn't Want You to Hear
Prisoner AM-8335: A Postscript
Sarajevo I
Ah, Wilderness! Humans, Hawks, and Environmental Correctness on the Muddy Rio Grande
Going Back to Bisbee
Flying in the Middle of Art
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