The Art of Creative Nonfiction: Writing and Selling the Literature of Reality (Hardcover)

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A complete guide to the art and craft of creative nonfiction--from one of its pioneer practitioners

The challenge of creative nonfiction is to write the truth in a style that is as accurate and informative as reportage, yet as personal, provocative, and dramatic as fiction. In this one-of-a-kind guide, award-winning author, essayist, teacher, and editor Lee Gutkind gives you concise, pointed advice on every aspect of writing and selling your work, including:
* Guidelines for choosing provocative--and salable--topics
* Smart research techniques--including advice on conducting penetrating interviews and using electronic research tools
* Tips for focusing and structuring a piece for maximum effectiveness
* Advice on working successfully with editors and literary agents.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781630261832
ISBN-10: 1630261831
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: January 1st, 1997
Pages: 222
Language: English