The Resource Writing creative nonfiction

Writing creative nonfiction

Label
Writing creative nonfiction
Title
Writing creative nonfiction
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Whether you're looking to launch into a new professional career as a creative nonfiction writer, dabble in the genre as a pastime, start a personal blog, or simply get inside the mind of a creative nonfiction writer at work, you'll find much to learn from and enjoy in Writing Creative Nonfiction. These 24 lectures by award-winning writing instructor and Professor Tilar J. Mazzeo of Colby College, a New York Times best-selling author, are a chance for you to explore the entire process of writing creative nonfiction, from brainstorming for the perfect idea to getting your final product noticed by literary agents and publishers. Filled with helpful tips and techniques, memorable examples from well-known writers, and engaging exercises, it's a learning experience that proves that--with the right instructor--writing creative nonfiction can be mastered, practiced, and enjoyed by anyone with a desire to share his or her personal story."--Publisher's website
Member of
Cataloging source
LVC
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
808.02
LC call number
PE1421
LC item number
.M399 2012
PerformerNote
Professor Tilar J. Mazzeo, Colby College
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  • Mazzeo, Tilar J
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
720
Series statement
The great courses, literature & language, writing
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  • Authorship
  • Authorship
  • Creative nonfiction
Technique
live action
Label
Writing creative nonfiction
Instantiates
Publication
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (iv, 166 pages ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: 1. Welcome to creative nonfiction -- 2. Finding the story -- 3. Honoring the nonfiction contract -- 4. Writing great beginnings -- 5. Show, don't tell -- 6. Launching a narrative arc. Disc 2: 7. Cliffhangers and page turners -- 8. Building dramatic sentences -- 9. Rhetorical devices and emotional impact -- 10. Putting it all together -- 11. Revealing character in words and actions -- 12. Creating compelling characters. Disc 3: 13. Character psychology -- 14. Getting inside the heads of your characters -- 15. Using narrative perspective -- 16. Shaping your voice -- 17. Writing the gutter--how to not tell a story -- 18. Dialogue strategies in creative nonfiction. Disc 4: 19. Researching creative nonfiction -- 20. How to not have people hate you -- 21. Revising your work -- 22. Building your audience -- 23. Getting published -- 24. Being a writer
Control code
ocn794991209
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (12 hr.)
Isbn
9781598038422
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781598038422
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
GV0047
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Writing creative nonfiction
Publication
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (iv, 166 pages ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: 1. Welcome to creative nonfiction -- 2. Finding the story -- 3. Honoring the nonfiction contract -- 4. Writing great beginnings -- 5. Show, don't tell -- 6. Launching a narrative arc. Disc 2: 7. Cliffhangers and page turners -- 8. Building dramatic sentences -- 9. Rhetorical devices and emotional impact -- 10. Putting it all together -- 11. Revealing character in words and actions -- 12. Creating compelling characters. Disc 3: 13. Character psychology -- 14. Getting inside the heads of your characters -- 15. Using narrative perspective -- 16. Shaping your voice -- 17. Writing the gutter--how to not tell a story -- 18. Dialogue strategies in creative nonfiction. Disc 4: 19. Researching creative nonfiction -- 20. How to not have people hate you -- 21. Revising your work -- 22. Building your audience -- 23. Getting published -- 24. Being a writer
Control code
ocn794991209
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (12 hr.)
Isbn
9781598038422
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781598038422
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
GV0047
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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