Writing Dramatic Nonfiction

Recognising that dramatic or creative nonfiction is now an important part of the literary landscape, this book teaches writers how to best craft exciting true accounts.

Author: William Noble

Publisher: Paul s Eriksson

ISBN: UOM:39015049999728

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 182

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Dramatic nonfiction is the relating of factual information in a manner that makes it as gripping as fiction. Using the techniques and guidelines offered in this book, writers will be able to create nonfiction works that rise to the level of great literature without sacrificing credibility. Dramatic techniques such as flashbacks, foreshadowing, character development, and scene intercuts are explained, and guidelines for the use of such devices are furnished. Recognising that dramatic or creative nonfiction is now an important part of the literary landscape, this book teaches writers how to best craft exciting true accounts.

Writing for Story

In this book, an undisputed master of the great American nonfiction short story shares his secrets.

Author: Jon Franklin

Publisher: Berkley

ISBN: UCSC:32106011014930

Category: Rhetoric

Page: 284

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It's the new nonfiction: the creative hybrid combining the readability and excitement of fiction with the best of expository prose; the innovative genre that has been awarded virtually every Pulitzer Prize for literary journalism since 1979. In this book, an undisputed master of the great American nonfiction short story shares his secrets.

The Art of Writing Nonfiction

This book explores and describes the process of interpretive journalism and how it is properly done. It will be of practical value to journalism students as well as practicing journalists who want to expand their artistic horizons.

Author: André Fontaine

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

ISBN: 081562509X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 232

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This book explores and describes the process of interpretive journalism and how it is properly done. It will be of practical value to journalism students as well as practicing journalists who want to expand their artistic horizons.

Documentary Storytelling

This second edition has been brought up to date with a more international focus, a look at lower-budget independent filmmaking, and consideration of newer films including Super Size Me, Murderball, So Much So Fast, and When the Levees Broke ...

Author: Sheila Curran Bernard

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781136042331

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 400

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Documentary Storytelling is unique in offering an in-depth look at story and structure as applied not to Hollywood fiction, but to films and videos based on factual material and the drama of real life. With the growing popularity of documentaries in today's global media marketplace, demand for powerful and memorable storytelling has never been greater. This practical guide offers advice for every stage of production, from research and proposal writing to shooting and editing, and applies it to diverse subjects and film styles, from vérité and personal narrative to archival histories and more. Filled with real-world examples drawn from the author's career and the experiences of some of today's top documentarians, Documentary Storytelling includes special interview chapters with Ric Burns, Jon Else, Nick Fraser, Susan Froemke, Sam Pollard, Onyekachi Wambu and other film professionals. This second edition has been brought up to date with a more international focus, a look at lower-budget independent filmmaking, and consideration of newer films including Super Size Me, Murderball, So Much So Fast, and When the Levees Broke.

Writing Creative Nonfiction

How to Use Fiction Techniques to Make Your Nonfiction More Interesting,
Dramatic-and Vivid Theodore Albert Rees Cheney. So the New Journalism , on
both its literary and journalistic sides , comes down to personal writing , with wide
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Author: Theodore Albert Rees Cheney

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSC:32106017215309

Category: Creative nonfiction

Page: 271

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What do writers as diverse as Tom Wolfe, Norman Mailer, Joan Didion, and Hunter S. Thompson have in common? All are masters of the art of writing creative nonfiction, capable of infusing the most prosaic of topics with wit, poignancy, and style. "Writing Creative Nonfiction" outlines the tried-and-true techniques that such writers use to craft brilliant essays, articles, and book-length works, making the tools of trade accessible to those of us who have always dreamed of making our mark in publishing. You'll learn how to write gripping opening sentences; use dialogue and even overheard conversations to bring characters to life on the page: and conduct and incorporate research to add depth and breadth to your work. With the demand for content in both traditional and emerging medias at an all-time high, you too can become a cultural critic, biographer, or esteemed essayist with the help of this indispensable guide.

A Writer s Guide to Nonfiction

... Creative Nonfiction : Researching and Crafting Stories of Real Life by Philip
Gerard The Art of Creative Nonfiction : Writing and Selling the Literature of
Reality by Lee Gutkind Writing Dramatic Nonfiction by William Noble Writing
Articles from ...

Author: Elizabeth Lyon

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0399528679

Category: Reference

Page: 225

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Discusses the art and craft of writing essays, memoirs, how-to guides, travel, technical reports, feature articles, recipes, and other genres, and provides tips on the business side of writing, target audiences, and marketing.

Writer s Guide to Nonfiction

by Nan Phifer Creative Nonfiction: Researching and Crafting Stories of Real Life
by Philip Gerard The Art of Creative Nonfiction: Writing and Selling the Literature
of Reality by Lee Gutkind Writing Dramatic Nonfiction by William Noble Writing ...

Author: Elizabeth Lyon

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101153505

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

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A WRITER’S COMPASSDirection for your writing career Don’t get lost on the publishing path. Just forge ahead with the Writer’s Compass. Drawing on decades of professional experience as an author, editor, writing instructor, mentor, and marketing consultant, Elizabeth Lyon helps you navigate the art and craft of writing—with clear, easy-to-follow directions: NORTH Getting Your Bearings Understand your purpose and your audience; learn to refine your ideas, select effective titles, and find the best method of organization for any piece SOUTH Troubleshooting Use checklists and guidelines to spot weaknesses and problems in leads, organization, conclusions, and style—and find out how to correct them EAST Learning to Market Map a successful cover letter, query letter, or proposal, and discover a four-step process to facilitate publication and sales WEST Refining Your Vision Brainstorm to gain perspective on your writing—and how it fits with your values, goals, and dreams

The Fast Track Course on How to Write a Nonfiction Book Proposal

Mettee's sound, practical advice is just the ticket to make an editor welcome a
writer's work! Keep the book close by, because you'll use it—guaranteed!❞ —
William Noble, author of Writing Dramatic Nonfiction ❝If you follow Steve
Mettee's ...

Author: Stephen Blake Mettee

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

ISBN: 9781610350501

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 124

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"A step-by-step guide through the process of proposing a book to a publisher, this straightforward and accessible work helps aspiring authors get their nonfiction work published quickly. Packed with specific examples of proposals, query letters, publishing contracts, and more, this reference addresses the many questions authors have in this digital age. Written by a seasoned editor and used in publishing classes at numerous universities, the book is a proven tool for nonfiction book authors. A glossary of key terms, a list of selected books for further reading, and a book proposal checklist are also included"--

The Portable Writer s Conference

These fictional techniques have but one purpose : to make a story more exciting ,
more dramatic and more telling on the reader . No one need groan about writing
— or reading — nonfiction any longer ; it could be the best game in town .

Author: Stephen Blake Mettee

Publisher: Quill Driver Books

ISBN: 1884956572

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 426

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Over 45 editors, authors, and agents provide insight on the writing craft and the business of getting published. Learn from the experts!--From publisher's description.

Nonfiction Book Proposals Anybody Can Write

How to Get a Contract and an Advance Before Writing Your Book Elizabeth Lyon.
( listed below ) , The Chicago ... Writing for Story : Craft Secrets of Dramatic
Nonfiction by a Two - Time Pulitzer Prize Winner . New York , NY : NAL , 1986.

Author: Elizabeth Lyon

Publisher: Blue Heron Publishing

ISBN: PSU:000049947571

Category: Authors and publishers

Page: 229

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Presents specific guidelines and needed information on how to write and submit nonfiction book proposals.

Write Your Own Nonfiction

Presents a guide to writing nonfiction prose, from developing consistent writing habits and generating ideas to writing and publishing, with examples from nonfiction works by successful authors.

Author: Natalie M. Rosinsky

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9780756541309

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Write Your Own Nonfiction is a Capstone Press publication.

The Elements of Narrative Nonfiction

Mettee ' s sound , practical advice is just the ticket to make an editor welcome a
writer ' s work ! Keep the book close by , because you ' ll use it - guaranteed ! " -
William Noble , author of Writing Dramatic Nonfiction Quit Your Day Job ! How to
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Author: Peter Rubie

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015079225119

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 287

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"Author and literary agent Peter Rubie, a former BBC Radio and Fleet Street journalist, provides guidance and practical advice on how best to meld careful journalistic research with narrative writing techniques. Filled with insights and interviews with authors, agents, and editors such as Mark Bowden, Jon Krakauer, Jonathan Galassi, Peter Gethers, George Gibson, and Jack Hart, this is the essential guide to writing this hot new genre."--

The Art of Creative Nonfiction

In this one-of-a-kind guide, award-winning author, essayist, teacher, and editor Lee Gutkind gives you concise, pointed advice on every aspect of writing and selling your work, including: * Guidelines for choosing provocative--and salable- ...

Author: Lee Gutkind

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 0471113565

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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A complete guide to the art and craft of creative nonfiction--from one of its pioneer practitioners The challenge of creative nonfiction is to write the truth in a style that is as accurate and informative as reportage, yet as personal, provocative, and dramatic as fiction. In this one-of-a-kind guide, award-winning author, essayist, teacher, and editor Lee Gutkind gives you concise, pointed advice on every aspect of writing and selling your work, including: * Guidelines for choosing provocative--and salable--topics * Smart research techniques--including advice on conducting penetrating interviews and using electronic research tools * Tips for focusing and structuring a piece for maximum effectiveness * Advice on working successfully with editors and literary agents

The Complete Guide to Writing Fiction and Nonfiction and Getting it Published

Is Dramatic Plot a Formula ? It ' s incorrect to think of dramatic plot as a formula ;
rather , dramatic plot is the " skeleton " of a story . These bones support the story ,
give it its shape . They hold the story together in a form just as your skeleton ...

Author: Patricia Kubis

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: UCSC:32106015308478

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 292

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Discusses plot, viewpoint, character, dialogue, setting and style, offers advice on research, article writing, and interviews, and explains how to submit work

Storycraft

A former managing editor of the "Oregonian" who guided several Pulitzer Prize-winning narratives to publication shares guidelines for writers of nonfiction that encompass such topics as story theory, scene establishment, and preparing work ...

Author: Jack Hart

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226318165

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 266

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A former managing editor of the "Oregonian" who guided several Pulitzer Prize-winning narratives to publication shares guidelines for writers of nonfiction that encompass such topics as story theory, scene establishment, and preparing work for submission.

The Writer s Market

Books from the following categories will be considered : children ' s ; drama ;
fiction ( short fiction by a single author , novellas , novels ) ; nonfiction ( all
categories of nonfiction writing except cookbooks , directories , how - to books , or
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Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015062125946

Category: Authorship

Page: 1178

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Contains a list of entries that provide potential markets for writers, covering magazines, publishers, syndicates, and contests, providing information on submission requirements, pay scale, freelance work, and listings of editors and agents.

Writer s Market 2002

8,000 Editors Who Buy What You Write Kirsten Holm, Kathryn Struckel Brogan,
Robert Lee Brewer ... Maverick (self-help, health, memoirs, dramatic nonfiction,
women's fiction, commercial literary fiction, Southern writing, thrillers); Stephanie
 ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: 1582970491

Category: Authorship

Page: 1112

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Describes thousands of markets for writers, covering magazines, publishers, syndicates, and contests; with information on submission requirements, pay scale, and freelance work, and listings of editors and agents.

Writer s Market

Works with new/ unpublished writers. "A quarterly international journal of
contemporary writing — fiction, poetry, drama, creative nonfiction and translation.
" Readership: "public and university libraries, individual subscriptions, bookstores
—a ...

Author: Kathryn S. Brogan

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 1582974012

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1178

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Provides writers with access to up-to-date market information, including contact and submission details, editorial requirements, interviews with successful authors, and guidelines for freelancers.

Best Newspaper Writing

These twenty-five baseball stories mark the beginning of a new anthology series
on baseball writing. Sloan, Wm. David ... "Pulitzer Prize Editorials: America's Best
Writing, 1917-2003." 3rd ed. ... Lessons about how to write dramatic nonfiction.

Author: Aly Colon

Publisher: C Q Press College

ISBN: 0872892964

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 489

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'Best Newspaper Writing 2006-2007' celebrates the winners and finalists of the American Society of Newspaper Editors annual competition. The text offers a wide array of exemplary writing and photojournalism, providing quality models students can analyse and emulate.

Writing Fiction Nonfiction and how to Publish

IS DRAMATIC PLOT A FORMULA ? It ' s incorrect to think of dramatic plot as a
formula ; rather , dramatic plot is the " skeleton " of a story . Analogously , look
around at your friends and relatives . Did you ever stop to think that they have the
 ...

Author: Patricia Kubis

Publisher: Reston

ISBN: UOM:49015002320126

Category: Authorship

Page: 324

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