Writing for story: craft secrets of dramatic nonfiction by a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner

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New American Library, May 5, 1987 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 284 pages
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It's the new nonfiction: the creative hybrid combining the readability and excitement of fiction with the best of expository prose; the innovative genre that has been awarded virtually every Pulitzer Prize for literary journalism since 1979. In this book, an undisputed master of the great American nonfiction short story shares his secrets.

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Review: Writing for Story: Craft Secrets of Dramatic Nonfiction

User Review  - Jeremiah Graber - Goodreads

I appreciated how the author attempted to strip away the "mysteries" of writing a story. His main theory is that if a story is good, it will follow a very prescriptive formula of conflict and resolution. But as much as I liked the story, I must say the last chapter really was ridiculous. Read full review

Review: Writing for Story: Craft Secrets of Dramatic Nonfiction

User Review  - Eleanor Shepherd - Goodreads

This was a helpful book and I plan to use it as I work on my next nonfiction book. Read full review

Contents

PREFACE
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The New School for Writers
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The Outline
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