By Robin Hemley
For centuries writers have used participatory event as a lens during which to raised see the area at huge and as a method of exploring the self. contemplating a number of different types of participatory writing as various traces of 1 style—immersion writing—Robin Hemley deals new views and sensible recommendation for writers of this nonfiction genre.
Immersion writing could be damaged down into the huge 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 kinds of immersion writing and additional identifies the subcategories of the search, the test, the research, the infiltration, and the reenactment. incorporated within the ebook are invaluable routines, types for immersion writing, and a bankruptcy on the most fraught topics for nonfiction writers—the ethics and legalities of writing approximately different people.
A box consultant for Immersion Writing recalibrates and redefines the way in which writers technique their dating to their matters. appropriate for rookies and complex writers, the publication presents an enlightening, provocative, and sometimes a laugh examine the ways that nonfiction writers have interaction with the area round them.
A acquaintances Fund Publication.
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