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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing Nonfiction
     

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing Nonfiction

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by Christina Boufis
 

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The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Writing Nonfiction gives narrative nonfiction writers the tools they need to elevate their storytelling to the next level.

This guide will define narrative nonfiction, list the literary building blocks and teach you how to research your desired subject. Next, you'll find tricks for remembering details of events to

Overview

The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Writing Nonfiction gives narrative nonfiction writers the tools they need to elevate their storytelling to the next level.

This guide will define narrative nonfiction, list the literary building blocks and teach you how to research your desired subject. Next, you'll find tricks for remembering details of events to use later, how to conduct interviews, how to craft several types of narrative stories and how to create captivating prose. Plus, you'll learn how to find inspiration and overcome obstacles such as stalled motivation or inhibitions and finally, how to find markets to get your work published.

The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Writing Nonfiction provides tips and tricks to help you get started on your writing journey.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781615642984
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
11/06/2012
Sold by:
DK
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
292,776
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Christina Boufis is director of the writing program at the San Francisco Art Institute. She has been teaching nonfiction writing at Stanford University since 1999. Her essays have appeared in many of the top consumer magazines, and her first published essay for Glamour was nominated for The Heart of America award. She recently concluded a narrative blog for womansday.com titled The Big "M". She has a Ph.D. in literature and women's studies and is working on her own recession memoir, Spent. Author home: Berkeley, CA.

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