My Favorite Books About Writing Nonfiction

My Favorite Books About Writing Nonfiction

I always love reading about writing. I caution students about spending so much time reading about it that they never actually do it, but these books in particular have been invaluable in shaping my own approaches to writing. Some of them focus on nonfiction...
Nonfiction Writing Advice from Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

Nonfiction Writing Advice from Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

Continuing to share some of my favorite advice from The New New Journalism, a few tidbits I’ve found particularly helpful from the interview with Random Family author Adrian Nicole LeBlanc: “Voices obsess me. Sometimes I get hooked simply by the way...
Nonfiction Advice from Ted Conover

Nonfiction Advice from Ted Conover

As I finish writing and start editing my Seinfeld book, I’m re-reading Robert S. Boynton’s excellent The New New Journalism to get some ideas for what I still need to work on, how I want to edit, and so forth. As I cull some tips from some of my favorite...