By Robin Hemley
For centuries writers have used participatory event as a lens wherein to higher see the realm at huge and as a method of exploring the self. contemplating numerous kinds of participatory writing as assorted lines of 1 style—immersion writing—Robin Hemley bargains new views and useful recommendation for writers of this nonfiction genre.
Immersion writing may be damaged down into the extensive 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 different types of immersion writing and extra identifies the subcategories of the hunt, the scan, the research, the infiltration, and the reenactment. integrated within the ebook are necessary routines, versions for immersion writing, and a bankruptcy on essentially the most fraught topics 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 process their courting to their matters. compatible for newbies and complex writers, the booklet offers an enlightening, provocative, and sometimes fun examine the ways that nonfiction writers have interaction with the realm round them.
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A Field Guide for Immersion Writing: Memoir, Journalism, and Travel by Robin Hemley