Writing Creative Non-Fiction

How do you define Creative Non-Fiction?

It's not quite journalism. It's not quite essay writing. Basically, it's writing that isn't boring.

Who said writing had to be boring anyway? Probably your high school English teacher and that's only because the high school material is boring.

Creative non-fiction requires imagination. It evokes an image, it draws on emotion, and it creates a lasting impression on the reader.

When writing non-fiction you don't have to stay within modern journalisms restrictive standards of (imagined) objectivity. You want to use a perspective and make a case for it.

The following articles and posts will help you understand the different ways you can use your imagination and still offer valuable content to your readers.

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