Download e-book for iPad: A Field Guide for Immersion Writing: Memoir, Journalism, and by Robin Hemley

By Robin Hemley

ISBN-10: 0820338508

ISBN-13: 9780820338507

ISBN-10: 0820342556

ISBN-13: 9780820342559

For centuries writers have used participatory adventure as a lens wherein to higher see the area at huge and as a way of exploring the self. contemplating numerous forms of participatory writing as diverse traces of 1 style—immersion writing—Robin Hemley deals new views and useful suggestion for writers of this nonfiction genre.

Immersion writing may be damaged down into the vast different types of trip writing, immersion memoir, and immersion journalism. utilizing the paintings of such authors as Barbara Ehrenreich, Hunter S. Thompson, Ted Conover, A. J. Jacobs, Nellie Bly, Julio Cortazar, and James Agee, Hemley examines those 3 significant different types of immersion writing and additional identifies the subcategories of the search, the test, the research, the infiltration, and the reenactment. incorporated within the publication are useful workouts, versions for immersion writing, and a bankruptcy on the most fraught matters for nonfiction writers—the ethics and legalities of writing approximately different people.

A box advisor for Immersion Writing recalibrates and redefines the best way writers method their dating to their matters. compatible for novices and complicated writers, the publication presents an enlightening, provocative, and sometimes fun examine the ways that nonfiction writers have interaction with the area round them.

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