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By Robin Hemley

For centuries writers have used participatory event as a lens wherein to raised see the area at huge and as a way of exploring the self. contemplating a variety of different types of participatory writing as diverse lines of 1 style—immersion writing—Robin Hemley deals new views and functional recommendation for writers of this nonfiction genre.

Immersion writing will be damaged down into the large different types of trip 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 additional identifies the subcategories of the search, the test, the research, the infiltration, and the reenactment. incorporated within the e-book are worthy routines, versions for immersion writing, and a bankruptcy on probably the most fraught matters 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 procedure their courting to their topics. compatible for rookies and complex writers, the booklet presents an enlightening, provocative, and infrequently fun examine the ways that nonfiction writers have interaction with the realm round them.

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