Monthly Archives: June 2016

Nonfiction as Lens: Another Take on the Truth Question

Originally posted on BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog:
Corinna Cook By Corinna Cook: My friend Bridget, at the end of the essay in which I call her Marion, ends up in a tree. Specifically up on some high, thin branch, like…

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On the Nonfictional Nature of Nonfiction: or Yet Another Blog Post Claiming D’Agata Gets it Wrong

Two truths and a lie don’t cut it in my book (or what I want to read in something labeled “nonfiction”!): By Sarah Einstein The recent New Yorker article, “What Makes An Essay American” by Vinson Cunningham—in which he discusses, … Continue reading

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How to Land on the Bestseller List

Oh, the possibilities…! By Kathy Stevenson When I am working with students on their writing, I always tell them that they shouldn’t set out to write a bestseller.  They should write the story they feel compelled to write,… Source: How … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Index

Originally posted on BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog:
By Julie Vick Julie Vick Number of times you checked your Submittable page today: 25 Number of changes in status to your Submittable page today: 0 Days since there was any change to…

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