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By Robin Hemley

For centuries writers have used participatory adventure as a lens during which to raised see the area at huge and as a method of exploring the self. contemplating a variety of forms of participatory writing as assorted lines of 1 style—immersion writing—Robin Hemley deals new views and functional suggestion for writers of this nonfiction genre.

Immersion writing may be damaged down into the wide different types of commute 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 forms of immersion writing and additional identifies the subcategories of the hunt, the test, the research, the infiltration, and the reenactment. incorporated within the publication are necessary routines, versions for immersion writing, and a bankruptcy on some of the most fraught matters for nonfiction writers—the ethics and legalities of writing approximately different people.

A box advisor for Immersion Writing recalibrates and redefines the best way writers method their dating to their topics. appropriate for rookies and complicated writers, the publication presents an enlightening, provocative, and infrequently a laugh examine the ways that nonfiction writers interact with the realm round them.

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