Tell It Slant, 2nd Edition

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/2/2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Award-winning authors reveal the specialized art of creative nonfiction Readers will learn how to find a distinctive voice, discover stories in impossible places, avoid cliches and discover fresh language, and more Features a wealth of prompts and writing exercises New to this edition is a chapter on print and digital publication

Table of Contents

Introduction: Where to Begin
Part I: Unearthing Your Material
1. The Body of Memory
2. Writing the Family
3. Writing the Physical World
4. Gathering the Threads of History
5. Writing the Arts
6. Writing the Larger World
Part II: The Forms of Creative Nonfiction
7. The Particular Challenges of Creative Nonfiction (expanded)
8. The Personal Essay
9. The Lyric Essay
10. The Basics of Personal Reportage
Part III: Honing Your Craft
11. The Basics of Good Writing in Any Form
12. The Writing Process and Revision
13. The Writing Group
14. Publication (new chapter)
Last Words
Bibliography (expanded)

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