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The Art of Creative Nonfiction: Writing and Selling the Literature of Reality (Wiley Books for Writers Series)

 
 
 
 
The Art of Creative Nonfiction: Writing and Selling the Literature of Reality (Wiley Books for Writers Series)
Author: Lee Gutkind
ISBN 13: 9780471113560
ISBN 10: 471113565
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 1997-01-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
List Price: $16.95
 
 

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