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You Can't Make This Stuff Up : The Complete Guide to Writing Creative Nonfiction--From Memoir to Literary Journalism and Everything in Between
by Lee Gutkind


Overview - From "the godfather behind creative nonfiction" ( Vanity Fair ) comes this indispensable how-to for nonfiction writers of all levels and genres, "reminiscent of Stephen King's fiction handbook On Writing " ( Kirkus ).  Read more...

 
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Overview
From "the godfather behind creative nonfiction" (Vanity Fair) comes this indispensable how-to for nonfiction writers of all levels and genres, "reminiscent of Stephen King's fiction handbook On Writing" (Kirkus).

Whether you're writing a rags-to-riches tell-all memoir or literary journalism, telling true stories well is hard work. In You Can't Make This Stuff Up, Lee Gutkind, the go-to expert for all things creative nonfiction, offers his unvarnished wisdom to help you craft the best writing possible.

Frank, to-the-point, and always entertaining, Gutkind describes and illustrates every aspect of the genre. 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, this practical guidebook will help you thoroughly expand and stylize your work.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780738215549
  • ISBN-10: 0738215546
  • Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
  • Publish Date: August 2012
  • Page Count: 288
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.8 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds


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