You Can't Make This Stuff up

You Can't Make This Stuff up

The Complete Guide to Writing Creative Nonfiction--from Memoir to Literary Journalism and Everything in Between

Book - 2012
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Frank, to-the-point, and always entertaining, Gutkind describes and illustrates each and every aspect of the genre with depth and clarity. Invaluable tools and exercises illuminate key steps, from defining a concept and establishing a writing process to the final product. Offering new ways of understanding the genre, You Can't Make This Stuff Up helps all writers of all skill levels thoroughly expand and stylize their work. Book jacket.
Now, Lee Gutkind offers his unvarnished wisdom to help you write the best creative nonfiction possible, from rags-to-riches-to-rags tell-all memoir to literary journalism and everything in between.
What is Creative Nonfiction? It's simple: True stories, well told. And yet-it's not so simple. Telling true stories, well, can be hard work, but worth-while. It's hottest genre in the publishing industry.
Publisher: Boston, MA : Da Capo Press/Lifelong Books, 2012
Characteristics: xviii, 270 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Edition: First Da Capo Press edition
ISBN: 0738215546 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780738215549 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Call Number: 808.02 GUTKIND

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