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What’s Behind the Notion That Nonfiction Is More ‘Relevant’ Than Fiction?

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Rivka Galchen and Pankaj Mishra discuss the boundaries of fiction and nonfiction, and the way each form reflects the world in which we live. (What’s Behind the Notion That Nonfiction Is More ‘Relevant’ Than Fiction?
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'Falling Into the Manhole': Memoirs of brutal honesty - Inquirer.net

'Falling Into the Manhole': Memoirs of brutal honesty - Inquirer.net | Narrative writing | Scoop.it
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'Falling Into the Manhole': Memoirs of brutal honesty
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Honesty is brutal. So, in writing a memoir, one should not be kind to oneself. Memory, if the writer chooses not to lie about it, should be brutally honest.
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7 Stories to read this weekend - GigaOM

7 Stories to read this weekend - GigaOM | Narrative writing | Scoop.it
7 Stories to read this weekend
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On the menu this week: A profile of The Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger, Lewis Lapham on selling death, where is Hemingway and the Return of warlords.
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Swapping the car for a bike: your stories - The Guardian

Swapping the car for a bike: your stories - The Guardian | Narrative writing | Scoop.it
When we heard that sales of bicycles overtook car sales in Spain in 2012, we asked you to tell us why you've given up driving in favour of cycling. Here are some of your stories.
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A new way to think about memoirs

A new way to think about memoirs | Narrative writing | Scoop.it

"It is not always possible for a memoirist to be accurate. If their topic is addiction, most likely there's a lot they can't remember. The same is true for mental illness. Memory is fallible and concessions must be made."

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How to Write a Killer Opening Paragraph in Creative Nonfiction

How to Write a Killer Opening Paragraph in Creative Nonfiction | Narrative writing | Scoop.it
Please welcome Alex McDonald with a guest post on writing an opening paragraph that grabs readers' attention.
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Lit conference explores new face of non-fiction - Cincinnati.com

Lit conference explores new face of non-fiction - Cincinnati.com | Narrative writing | Scoop.it
Lit conference explores new face of non-fiction Cincinnati.com The conference will also offer a wide range of workshops of interest to teachers, librarians, writers, and parents, on subjects ranging from reviews of newly-published non-fiction...
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The Writer's Idea Book 10th Anniversary Edition: How to Develop Great Ideas for Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Screenplays: Jack Heffron: 9781599633862: Amazon.com: Books

The Writer's Idea Book 10th Anniversary Edition: How to Develop Great Ideas for Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Screenplays

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16 nonfiction forms and how to write them

16 nonfiction forms and how to write them (via Matador Network)
16 types of nonfiction, how “truthful” they are, and tips on how to write them.
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“Wild – From Lost to Found on Pacific Crest Trail” by Cheryl Strayed – Book Review

“Wild – From Lost to Found on Pacific Crest Trail” by Cheryl Strayed – Book Review | Narrative writing | Scoop.it
“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” – Mary Oliver (quoted at beginning of Part Five). If Cheryl Strayed is any inspiration, you will do much.  “We aren’t poor...
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The Art of the Nonfiction Book Proposal - Writer's Relief, Inc.

How to write a nonfiction book proposal. What to include in a nonfiction book propsal. Memoir book proposal guidelines. How to know if you need a book proposal. Literary agents or editors, and how to publish a self-help or how-to book.
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