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The Sierra Club nature writing handbook : a creative guide

Author: John A Murray
Publisher: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A practical and inspirational guide, The Sierra Club Nature Writing Handbook is an indispensable reference for anyone who has experienced nature and the outdoors and is moved to express and share that experience with others. In The Sierra Club Nature Writing Handbook aspiring writers, scholars, students, or weekend backpackers will find ample encouragement. Master of the genre - Barry Lopez, Annie Dillard, Larry  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John A Murray
ISBN: 087156436X 9780871564368
OCLC Number: 32086709
Description: ix, 196 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface --
1. The journal --
2. The essay --
3. The writing process --
4. The opening --
5. The closing --
6. Word pictures --
7. Figurative language --
8. Character and dialogue --
9. Storytelling --
10. Style --
11. Fiction and poetry --
12. Revision --
13. Research --
14. To workshop or not to workshop --
15. Publication --
Appendices --
Bibliography of works cited --
Recommended reading --
Creative writing programs --
Environmental organizations --
Writing conferences --
Index.
Other Titles: Nature writing handbook
Responsibility: by John A. Murray.

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A practical and inspirational guide, The Sierra Club Nature Writing Handbook is an indispensable reference for anyone who has experienced nature and the outdoors and is moved to express and share that experience with others. In The Sierra Club Nature Writing Handbook aspiring writers, scholars, students, or weekend backpackers will find ample encouragement. Master of the genre - Barry Lopez, Annie Dillard, Larry McMurtry, Edward Abbey, Ernest Hemingway, Henry David Thoreau - light the way by example, demonstrating the many varieties of nature writing, including poetry and fiction. Also included are recommended readings, a directory of creative writing programs, professional organizations for writers, and a directory of environmental organizations.

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