Robin Hemley's A Field Guide for Immersion Writing: Memoir, Journalism, and PDF

By Robin Hemley

For centuries writers have used participatory event as a lens during which to higher see the area at huge and as a method of exploring the self. contemplating a variety of kinds of participatory writing as diverse lines 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 large 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 extra identifies the subcategories of the hunt, the scan, the research, the infiltration, and the reenactment. incorporated within the ebook are invaluable routines, types for immersion writing, and a bankruptcy on essentially 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 way in which writers process their dating to their matters. appropriate for novices and complicated writers, the ebook presents an enlightening, provocative, and infrequently fun examine the ways that nonfiction writers interact with the area round them.

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