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The Arvon book of literary non-fiction writing

Author: Sally Cline
Publisher: London : Methuen Drama, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Written by tutors from the Arvon Foundation, the presitigious professional writing course, and with contributions from over 20 leading writers, The Arvon Book of Literary Non-Fiction offers new  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Cline
ISBN: 9781408131237 1408131234
OCLC Number: 793213653
Description: xi, 268 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Foreword by David Kynaston Preface to series by Sally Cline and Carole Angier Part 1: Literary Non-Fiction Introduction and Structure of book by Sally Cline What is Literary Non-Fiction? by Sally Cline Challenges of Literary Non-Fiction by Midge Gillies Reflections on Travel Writing by Midge Gillies Reflections on Food writing by Sally Cline Reflections on Nature and Landscape by Midge Gillies. Reflections on Writing about Feminism by Sally Cline Reflections on Social and Cultural History by Midge Gillies Reflections on Sexuality, Death and Friendship by Sally Cline Reflections on the Mysteries of Mind and Body by Sally Cline Tips and tales - guest contributions Lisa Appignanesi Rosemary Bailey Gillian Beer Bidisha Lizzie Collingham William Dalrymple Stevie Davies Colin Grant Rahila Gupta Philip Hoare Siri Hustvedt Alice Kessler-Harris Barry Lopez Richard Mabey Robert Macfarlane Sara Maitland Neil McKenna Caroline Moorehead Susie Orbach Jennifer Potter Susan Sellers Dava Sobel Diana Souhami Dale Spender Francis Spufford Daniel Swift Colin Thubron Natasha Walter Sara Wheeler Simon Winchester Part 3: Write on A. Planning Important general points for all writers of literary non-fiction. Planning your writing - general by Sally Cline Planning social or cultural history by Midge Gillies Planning travel and nature writing by Midge Gillies Planning an autobiography or biography by Sally Cline Planning a memoir by Sally Cline Planning a literary documentary by Sally Cline Structure by Midge Gillies Writing a proposal by Midge Gillies Mentoring and other matters by Sally Cline Finding an agent and publisher by Midge Gillies B. Research Where to go National archives Births deaths marriages Wills Local archives Libraries and museums On-line sources Other research activities C. Writing - top tips and exercises Short pieces as starting points by Sally Cline Description by Midge Gillies Interviewing by Sally Cline Using quotes and dialogue by Midge Gillies Truth versus facts by Midge Gillies Acknowledgements Permissions Bibliography The Arvon Foundation Index
Responsibility: Sally Cline.


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