Five stars for Tell It Slant ... An enlightening, comprehensive, and very satisfying text on writing and shaping creative nonfiction."e; --Sheila Bender, editor and publisher of writingitreal.com and author of Writing and Publishing Personal Essays When the poet Emily Dickinson wrote, "e;Tell all the Truth but tell it Slant,"e; she provided today s writers of creative nonfiction some sound advice: tell the truth but don t become mere transcribers of day-to-day life. Whether you are writing a memoir or researched essay, the award-winning authors will guide you along the journey, using intensive instruction and an abundance of writing exercises. You will learn how to find a distinctive voice, use prompts to get started and keep writing, discover stories in impossible places, tackle (and enjoy) background research, and more. This second edition includes a new chapter on publication--print, digital; an update on The Particular Challenges of Creative Nonfiction chapter to include references to James Frey and other controversies regarding nonfiction ethics; and an expanded resource section and bibliography.