Tell It Slant, Second Edition

Tell It Slant, Second Edition

Author: Brenda Miller

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071781787

Category: Reference

Page: 272

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Five stars for Tell It Slant ... An enlightening, comprehensive, and very satisfying text on writing and shaping creative nonfiction." --Sheila Bender, editor and publisher of writingitreal.com and author of Writing and Publishing Personal Essays When the poet Emily Dickinson wrote, "Tell all the Truth but tell it Slant," she provided today’s writers of creative nonfiction some sound advice: tell the truth but don’t become mere transcribers of day-to-day life. Whether you are writing a memoir or researched essay, the award-winning authors will guide you along the journey, using intensive instruction and an abundance of writing exercises. You will learn how to find a distinctive voice, use prompts to get started and keep writing, discover stories in impossible places, tackle (and enjoy) background research, and more. This second edition includes a new chapter on publication--print, digital; an update on “The Particular Challenges of Creative Nonfiction” chapter to include references to James Frey and other controversies regarding nonfiction ethics; and an expanded resource section and bibliography.
Tell It Slant, Second Edition
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Brenda Miller, Suzanne Paola
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-30 - Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

Five stars for Tell It Slant ... An enlightening, comprehensive, and very satisfying text on writing and shaping creative nonfiction." --Sheila Bender, editor and publisher of writingitreal.com and author of Writing and Publishing Personal Essays When the poet Emily Dickinson wrote, "Tell all the Truth but tell it Slant," she
Tell It Slant, Second Edition
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Brenda Miller, Suzanne Paola
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-02 - Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

"Discover the stories within and around you; Find your distinctive voice; Perfect and publish your work"--Cover.
The Creative Qualitative Researcher
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Ronald J. Pelias
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-02 - Publisher: Routledge

The Creative Qualitative Researcher is designed to help readers see the range of possibilities of creative scholarship. The phrase "creative qualitative researchers" points toward scholars who call upon their literary skills to evoke the emotional and intellectual complexity of their subjects; who deploy their vulnerable, relational, and reflexive selves to
Tell It Slant
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: Eugene Peterson
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-21 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

The fourth volume in Peterson's best-selling "conversations" in spiritual theology Just as God used words both to create the world and to give us commandments, we too use words for many different purposes. In fact, we use the same language to talk to each other and to talk to God.
Teaching to Justice, Citizenship, and Civic Virtue
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Julia K. Stronks, Gloria Goris Stronks
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-19 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

In Teaching to Justice, Citizenship, and Civic Virtue, a group of teachers considers how students learn and what students need in order to figure out what God is requiring of them. The teachers hear from experts in the fields of civic education, the arts, politics, business, technology, and athletics. In