The Resource You can't make this stuff up : the complete guide to writing creative nonfiction--from memoir to literary journalism and everything in between, Lee Gutkind

You can't make this stuff up : the complete guide to writing creative nonfiction--from memoir to literary journalism and everything in between, Lee Gutkind

Label
You can't make this stuff up : the complete guide to writing creative nonfiction--from memoir to literary journalism and everything in between
Title
You can't make this stuff up
Title remainder
the complete guide to writing creative nonfiction--from memoir to literary journalism and everything in between
Statement of responsibility
Lee Gutkind
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Introduces the genre of creative nonfiction and suggests techniques for writing stylized true stories, offering writing exercises and advice on scheduling, selecting subjects, framing, and editing
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
808/.02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN3377.5.R45
LC item number
G89 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
You can't make this stuff up : the complete guide to writing creative nonfiction--from memoir to literary journalism and everything in between, Lee Gutkind
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-259) and index
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Contents
What is creative nonfiction? The birth of the godfather ; The definition debate ; The fastest-growing genre ; Truth or-- ; Truth and fact ; The creative nonfiction police ; Schedules ; The creative nonfiction pendulum : from personal to public ; The public or "big idea" ; Widening the pendulum's swing ; The creative nonfiction way of life ; Selecting subjects to write about ; The tribulations of the writer at work ; It's the story, stupid! ; It's the information, stupid ; And finally, a gentle reminder -- The writing and revising and writing and revising part : how to do it. How to read ; The building blocks ; The yellow (or highlighting) test ; A famous and memorable scene ; To highlight or not to highlight : that is the question ; Intimate details ; Inner point of view ; Reflection ; Recreation or "reconstruction"? ; The narrative line and the hook ; The story determines the research information-- the facts-- you gather and provide -- Framing : the second part of structure (after scenes) ; Main point of focus ; First lede, real lead : a creative nonfiction experiment precipitated by Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald ; Now that I know everything I ever wanted to know about creative nonfiction, what happens next? ; A final word : read this book again
Control code
ocn744287963
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st Da Capo Press ed
Extent
xviii, 270 p.
Isbn
9780738215549
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012018586
Other physical details
ill.
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.b29801217
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  • (OCoLC)744287963
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