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

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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
Format: Paperback