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Writing true : the art and craft of creative nonfiction

Provides a pedagogical framework for students to write memorable non-fiction that emphasises voice and creativity, working in tandem with observation, research, memory, and point of view. This text is useful for creative writing or composition courses with an emphasis on creative non-fiction.
eBook, English, ©2006
Houghton Mifflin, Boston, ©2006
1 online resource (xx, 396 pages : illustrations
Why creative nonfiction?
The power of the notebook
Ten ways to a draft
Taking shape
Finding voice
Twenty ways to talk about creative nonfiction
Workshopping a draft
The craft of revision
A lighter touch; or other ways to tell a story
The role of research
The ethics of creative nonfiction
A preface to our anthology
Memoir 182
Personal essay
Essay of place
Literary journalism
Stories of craft
Short shorts
Notes on contributors for Writing true
Appendix: resources to know about
Includes index Additional information and access via Open Library