Writing The Memoir

Author: Judith Barrington
Editor: The Eighth Mountain Press
ISBN: 9780933377509
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Provides guidelines for writing memoirs and personal accounts, including tips on telling the truth, writing about living people, and placing a personal story in a larger context.

Inventing The Truth

Author: Russell Baker
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395901502
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Nine authors discuss the problems and pleasures of reinventing the past.

The Literary Gazette And Journal Of The Belles Lettres Arts Sciences C

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Method Meets Art Second Edition

Author: Patricia Leavy
Editor: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 146251944X
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"This book presents the first comprehensive introduction to arts-based research (ABR) practices, which scholars in multiple disciplines are fruitfully using to reveal information and represent experiences that traditional methods cannot capture. Each of the six major ABR genres/m-/narrative inquiry, poetry, music, performance, dance, and visual art/m-/is covered in chapters that introduce key concepts and tools and present an exemplary research article by a leading ABR practitioner. Patricia Leavy discusses the kinds of research questions these innovative approaches can address and offers practical guidance for applying them in all phases of a research project, from design and data collection to analysis, interpretation, representation, and evaluation. Chapters include checklists to guide methodological decision making, discussion questions, and recommended print and online resources"--

The Saturday Review Of Politics Literature Science And Art

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Tell It Slant Second Edition

Author: Brenda Miller
Editor: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071781781
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Five stars for Tell It Slant ... An enlightening, comprehensive, and very satisfying text on writing and shaping creative nonfiction." --Sheila Bender, editor and publisher of writingitreal.com and author of Writing and Publishing Personal Essays When the poet Emily Dickinson wrote, "Tell all the Truth but tell it Slant," she provided today’s writers of creative nonfiction some sound advice: tell the truth but don’t become mere transcribers of day-to-day life. Whether you are writing a memoir or researched essay, the award-winning authors will guide you along the journey, using intensive instruction and an abundance of writing exercises. You will learn how to find a distinctive voice, use prompts to get started and keep writing, discover stories in impossible places, tackle (and enjoy) background research, and more. This second edition includes a new chapter on publication--print, digital; an update on “The Particular Challenges of Creative Nonfiction” chapter to include references to James Frey and other controversies regarding nonfiction ethics; and an expanded resource section and bibliography.

Reading Autobiography

Author: Sidonie Smith
Editor: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 0816669856
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projects, and an extensive bibliography. --Book Jacket.

Creative Nonfiction

Author: Philip Gerard
Editor: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478636890
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Writing creative nonfiction intertwines journalistic truth and literary techniques to tell a story that is clear, accurate, and exploding with meaning. Philip Gerard artfully guides readers through the entire creative nonfiction writing process, going beyond the technical basics to address topics such as ethics, voice, and structural integrity. In response to the genre’s evolution, the latest edition includes examples to illustrate how cultural changes have influenced the way writers conduct research, approach writing, and communicate during the production of their projects. Timely, engaging, and poetic, Creative Nonfiction is the practical manual every novice and seasoned writer will want on their bookshelf.