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Telling True Stories
Telling True Stories
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BOOK DETAILS

  • Paperback
  • Feb.01.2007
  • 9780452287556
  • Plume

Wendy gives an overview of the book:

“…a virtuoso collection of essays by writers on writing non-fiction; these remarkable insights into the craft were collected at Harvard University and include selections from such notable veteran scribes as Tom Wolfe, Tracy Kidder, Susan Orlean, David Halberstam, Nora Ephron and Macolm Gladwell.” – Seattle Post-Intelligencer review, February 2, 2007 “Telling True Stories probably will be classified as a "writing" book on the store shelves, but it is actually something more....Tips spill from every chapter of the book… Every page -- and I mean every page -- contains important wisdom for every journalist. Telling True Stories is the relatively rare guide that offers value to veteran journalists, to novices, to investigative journalists and to beat reporters.” – Steve Weinberg, Director, National Book Critics Circle, Investigative Reporters and...
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“…a virtuoso collection of essays by writers on writing non-fiction; these remarkable insights into the craft were collected at Harvard University and include selections from such notable veteran scribes as Tom Wolfe, Tracy Kidder, Susan Orlean, David Halberstam, Nora Ephron and Macolm Gladwell.”

Seattle Post-Intelligencer review, February 2, 2007

Telling True Stories probably will be classified as a "writing" book on the store shelves, but it is actually something more....Tips spill from every chapter of the book… Every page -- and I mean every page -- contains important wisdom for every journalist. Telling True Stories is the relatively rare guide that offers value to veteran journalists, to novices, to investigative journalists and to beat reporters.”

Steve Weinberg, Director, National Book Critics Circle, Investigative Reporters and Editors Journal review,
July 2007

 

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About Wendy

Wendy Call is co-editor of TELLING TRUE STORIES: A NONFICTION WRITERS’ GUIDE (Plume, 2007) and was 2006-2008 Writer in Residence at Seattle’s Richard Hugo House, the country’s thirst-largest literary center. After a decade as a fulltime, freelance writer and editor, she...

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