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

Author: Lee Gutkind; Hattie Fletcher Buck
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : W.W. Norton & Co., 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView 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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Keep it real
(OCoLC)227016381
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Gutkind; Hattie Fletcher Buck
ISBN: 9780393077896 0393077896
OCLC Number: 915981867
Notes: Originally published: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2008.
Description: 1 online resource (167 pages)
Contents: Private and public : the range and scope of creative nonfiction / by Lee Gutkind --
The ABCs of creative nonfiction. 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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