Issue 29 / 2006
A How-To Guide
This issue contains a glossary of concise entries that define and explain the anchoring elements of the genre, from scene and dialogue to acknowledging your sources. It’s everything you need to know to avoid the James Frey jinx. This special issue also contains an introductory essay by editor Lee Gutkind, explaining the evolution of the creative nonfiction genre, and a behind-the-scenes snapshot of Frey, the subject of recent uproar about the issue of truth in creative nonfiction.
Note: This issue is out of stock, but has been republished and expanded as Keep It Real: Everything You Need to Know About Researching and Writing Creative Nonfiction. This book includes all the entries from Issue 29, plus several additional mini-essays.
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