by Tracy Kidder, Richard Todd
Release Date: January 15, 2013
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS
Good Prose is an inspiring book about writing—about the creation of good prose—and the record of a warm and productive literary friendship. The story begins in 1973, in the offices of The Atlantic Monthly, in Boston, where a young...
by Randy Duncan, Michael Ray Taylor, David Stoddard
Release Date: October 8, 2015
This book provides student journalists, artists, designers, creative writers and web producers with the tools and techniques they need to tell nonfiction stories visually and graphically. Weaving together history, theory, and practical advice, seasoned nonfiction comics professors and scholars Randy...
by Brenda Miller, Suzanne Paola
Release Date: February 10, 2012
Five stars for Tell It Slant ... An enlightening, comprehensive, and very satisfying text on writing and shaping creative nonfiction."
--Sheila Bender, editor and publisher of writingitreal.com and author of Writing and Publishing Personal Essays
When the poet Emily Dickinson wrote, "Tell...
by Dan Poynter
Release Date: July 4, 2009
An excellent inspirational resource for nonfiction writers from Dan Poynter. Each page hits the nonfiction writer right in the thought process with a tip, an explanation, an illustrative story and a writing quotation.
by Stephen Blake Mettee
Release Date: May 1, 2012
A step-by-step guide through the process of proposing a book to a publisher, this straightforward and accessible work helps aspiring authors get their nonfiction work published quickly. Packed with specific examples of proposals, query letters, publishing contracts, and more, this reference addresses...
by Bobbi Linkemer
Release Date: January 16, 2012
How to Write a Nonfiction Book: From planning to promotion in 6 simple steps ... Seventh Edition takes the mystery out of the book writing process! Here’s what you need to know: • What it takes to be an author • How to write a proposal • What, when, & how to write • Who can help you • What...
A Complete Guide to Making the Right Publisher Say Yes
by Rudy Shur
Release Date: July 10, 2012
While many writers dream of seeing their books in print, most don’t succeed simply because they don’t know the ropes. Written by a publisher with over three decades of experience, How to Publish Your Nonfiction Book was designed to maximize your chance of getting your nonfiction work published.
by James B. Stewart
Release Date: November 20, 2012
An indispensable guide to nonfiction writing from the Columbia Journalism School professor and Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist behind the bestsellers Blind Eye, Blood Sport, and Den of Thieves.
In Follow the Story, bestselling author and journalist James B. Stewart teaches you the techniques...
by Carl Plantinga
Release Date: August 1, 2015
Rhetoric and Representation in Nonfiction Film provides a clear and compelling introduction to the basic theoretical issues that ground any in-depth study of documentary film and video. Exploring the legitimacy of the distinction between fiction and nonfiction, Carl Plantinga characterizes the documentary...
by Julie Marie Wade
Release Date: November 24, 2014
"For a long time, everything only happened to other people," Julie Wade writes. Or so she thought. She records her falls. The "stunned body, the purloined speech" she experiences after crashing to the ground from a swing. The sensation of slipping from the platform saddle atop a circus elephant, sliding...
by Mark Bowden
Release Date: June 6, 2017
A New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Indie bestseller. A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist in History. Longlisted for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for excellence in nonfiction. Named by the Wall Street Journal and Publishers Lunch as one of the top 10 nonfiction books of 2017, an Amazon...
by Martha Engber
Release Date: September 14, 2016
As Martha Engber states in the introduction of Growing Great Characters From the Ground Up: A Thorough Primer for the Writers of Fiction and Nonfiction, character development is the most important facet of any character-based book, because “readers won’t follow for long if they find the people...
by Mark Bowden
Release Date: April 2, 2019
In the vein of classics like Truman Capote's In Cold Blood and modern hits like Richard Lloyd Parry's People Who Eat Darkness and Beverly Lowry's Who Killed These Girls? (Knopf 2016), The Last Stone is a riveting work of true crime that provides insights into the nature of American violence and the...
The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated Spy
by Larry Loftis
Release Date: January 15, 2019
Featured in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Time, New York Newsday, and on Today!
Best Nonfiction Books to Read in 2019—Woman’s Day
The Best Nonfiction Books Coming Out This Year—BookBub
“A nonfiction thriller.”—The Wall Street Journal