The Resource Telling true stories: : navigating the challenges of writing narrative non-fiction, Matthew Ricketson, (ebook)

Telling true stories: : navigating the challenges of writing narrative non-fiction, Matthew Ricketson, (ebook)

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Telling true stories: : navigating the challenges of writing narrative non-fiction
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Telling true stories:
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navigating the challenges of writing narrative non-fiction
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Matthew Ricketson
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eng
Summary
An invaluable guide to the key challenges in writing narrative non-fiction, showing how some of the best in the business do it. It's etched into our neurological pathways; we can't live without it. Telling true stories is one of the things that makes us human, and a strong narrative has the power to profoundly change the way we think. Truman Capote's groundbreaking In Cold Blood set the tone and narrative non-fiction now appears in print and online journalism as well as in books. Capote's work is also a classic case study of the thorny issues arising in telling true stories: how to maintain editorial independence while becoming close to your subject, how far to take the narrative when reporting on real events, whether an "omniscient narrative voice" is appropriate for nonfiction, and what kind of relationship to create with the reader. The stakes are high: true stories deal with real people, often at turning points in their lives. Matthew Ricketson uncovers the techniques of some of the best international practitioners from the U.S., Australia, and Britain, and shows how to produce authentic, vibrant, and memorable writing
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Midwest
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1958-
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Ricketson, Matthew
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808.02
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Creative nonfiction
  • English language
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  • Writing
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adult
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Telling true stories: : navigating the challenges of writing narrative non-fiction, Matthew Ricketson, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781742698533
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11569515
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remote
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11569515
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MWT11569515
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Telling true stories: : navigating the challenges of writing narrative non-fiction, Matthew Ricketson, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781742698533
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11569515
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11569515
System control number
MWT11569515
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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