Inside the Writer's Mind: Writing Narrative Journalism / Edition 1

Inside the Writer's Mind: Writing Narrative Journalism / Edition 1

by Stephen G. Bloom
     
 

Inside the Writer's Mind propels readers into 30 very different stories, written for magazines, newspapers and the Internet. Among the stories Stephen G. Bloom dissects are profiles of accused murderers, a Little League umpire, a husband and wife who sign a suicide pact, a world-famous Brazilian plastic surgeon, and a notorious abortionist. Bloom writes about his

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Inside the Writer's Mind propels readers into 30 very different stories, written for magazines, newspapers and the Internet. Among the stories Stephen G. Bloom dissects are profiles of accused murderers, a Little League umpire, a husband and wife who sign a suicide pact, a world-famous Brazilian plastic surgeon, and a notorious abortionist. Bloom writes about his job canning fruit cocktail, a disaster of a Caribbean cruise vacation, a lethal family of professional wrestlers, and an afternoon spent with Dr. Ruth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813817798
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/26/2002
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
279
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Ordinary People.

1 Always Right at Home.

2 Busy Signal.

3 Bizarre Slaying Stumps San Francisco Police.

4 Couple's First Cruise: "It's Turning into a FelliniMovie".

5 Dr. Fart Speaks.

6 Death of an American Dream.

7 Name-droppers Alter Ill-suited Identities.

8 Portrait of a Rapist.

9 The Little Man.

Extraordinary People.

10 Doc of Ages.

11 The Joy of Dr. Ruth.

12 Gothic Revival.

13 Kings of the Mat.

14 San Francisco's Worst Kept Secret.

15 The Big Chill.

16 Yugoslav Prince Covets a Crown.

17 Eviction Brings Mountain Man Down.

18 Sneaking Scripture into the Spotlight ExtraordinaryCircumstances.

19 18 Years on a Long, Boozy Road.

20 Streets of San Francisco Teem with Teen Runaways.

21 For Melissa's Sake.

22 The Man with a Hex.

23 Man's Fate Hinges on Testimony of Daughter, 3; ConfusedPortrait Emerges of Suspect Freed in Wife's Death OrdinaryCircumstances.

24 A Cannery Connection.

25 Mikey's Close Call.

26 I Shall Return, Scout's Honor.

27 Slang Leads to Miscues.

28 The Dog's Hour.

29 What's That in Your Mouth?

30 Yo!

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