This book, which is actually a series of lectures on short non-fiction writing, is a magnificent tool for those who wish to improve their writing skills, regardless of their current level of writing. In it, Rand discusses how to approach an audience, outline, draft, narrate, and even insinuate one's own philosophy. Very well organized book, too....
The Art of Nonfiction: A Guide for Writers and Readers (Paperback)
Culled from sixteen informal lectures Ayn Rand delivered to a select audience in the late 1960s, this remarkable work offers indispensable guidance to the aspiring writer of nonfiction while providing readers with a fascinating discourse on art and creation. Based on the concept that the ability to create quality nonfiction is a skill that can be learned like any other, The Art of Nonfiction takes readers through the writing process, step-by-step, providing insightful observations and invaluable techniques along the way.
In these edited transcripts, Rand discusses the psychological aspects of writing, and the different roles played by the conscious and unconscious minds. From choosing a subject to polishing a draft to mastering an individual writing style--for authors of theoretical works or those leaning toward journalistic reporting--this crucial resource introduces the words and ideas of one of our most enduring authors to a new generation.
|Genre||LITERARY CRITICISM / Reference|
|Publisher Date||2001-02-01 00:00:00.0|
|Unit weight||0.4 lb|
|Subtitle||A Guide for Writers and Readers|
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This book, which is actually a series of lectures on short non-fiction writing, is a magnificent tool for those who wish to improve their writing skills, regardless of their current level of writing. In it, Rand discusses how to approach an audience, outline, draft, narrate, and even insinuate one's own philosophy. Very well organized book, too.Read More
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