Paul Bush, Associate Professor, trying to teach how to learn. Answered Jul 4, 2018 Read/do your homework. Read James Fisher’s answer here for one thing, but always do the reading. If you read slowly, don’t sweat it – read. If you get bored, break your reading in to short sessions – but come back to […]
“Certainly the basic purpose of nonfiction is to inform, to instruct, hopefully to enlighten. But that’s not enough. An effective nonfiction book must animate its subject, infuse it with life. It must create a vivid and believable world that the reader will enter willingly and leave only with reluctance.” Russel Freedman, Fact or Fiction (1992)
What version of Animal Farm would he write today?
Can a writer use photos without cheating? After all, a writer accepts the challenge of recreating the world through words.
Writers must pay attention to detail, but journalists most often pay attention to the “big” – the big stories that are trending now, the big people who make the news. But in the small are the stories. At least, that’s my premise. In the stories of “little people” – average, everyday citizens – lie insight […]
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