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Keep it real : everything you need to know about researching and writing creative nonfiction

Author: Lee Gutkind
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The one guide every creative nonfiction writer needs to turn to when being "creative."

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Gutkind
ISBN: 9780393330984 0393330982 0393065618 9780393065619
OCLC Number: 780777239
Description: 167 str. ; 22 cm
Contents: Acknowledgment of sources --
Backdoor access --
Checkbook journalism --
Composite characters --
Compression --
Defamation and libel --
Evolution of the genre --
Facts --
Fact-checking --
Family members as characters --
Forewords and afterwords --
Frame --
Getting inside characters' heads --
Guiding the reader --
Gunkholing: finding a story --
History into nonfiction narrative --
The "I" --
Immersion --
Influencing readers --
Keeping it brief --
Legal responsibilities of publishers --
The lyric essay --
The memoir craze --
Metaphor --
Montage writing --
The narrative impulse --
Navel-gazing --
Point of view --
Psychoanalyzing characters --
Quotation marks --
Reconstruction of events --
Reflection --
The roots of memoir --
Scenes --
Subjectivity --
Tape recording --
Truth --
Use of imagination --
The vagaries of memory --
Whose story to tell --
Writers' responsibility to subjects.
Responsibility: edited by Lee Gutkind and Hattie Fletcher.

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