Read e-book online A Field Guide for Immersion Writing: Memoir, Journalism, and PDF

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 a variety of kinds of participatory writing as various traces of 1 style—immersion writing—Robin Hemley bargains new views and sensible recommendation for writers of this nonfiction genre.

Immersion writing could be damaged down into the wide different types of go back and forth 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 forms of immersion writing and additional identifies the subcategories of the hunt, the scan, the research, the infiltration, and the reenactment. integrated within the ebook are important workouts, types for immersion writing, and a bankruptcy on probably the most fraught matters for nonfiction writers—the ethics and legalities of writing approximately different people.

A box consultant for Immersion Writing recalibrates and redefines the best way writers technique their dating to their topics. compatible for newcomers and complicated writers, the publication presents an enlightening, provocative, and infrequently fun examine the ways that nonfiction writers interact with the realm round them.

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