Writing Qualitative Inquiry : Self, Stories, and Academic Life
(Writing Lives--Ethnographic Narratives)
Goodall, H. L., Jr.
Left Coast Pr 2008/04
256 p. 24 cm.
Choice Reviews 2009 January
Provides writing tips and strategies from a well-published, successful author of creative nonfiction and concrete guidance on finding appropriate outlets for your work.
Provides writing tips, strategies and guidance on finding appropriate outlets for your work. This title offers a set of criteria to assess the quality of creative nonfiction writing. It suggests paths to success within the academy and ways of building a career as a public scholar.
Table of Contents
Preface Part I: Authoring Creative Nonfiction Narratives Chapter 1: So You Want Be a Narrative Ethnographer? Chapter 2: The 5 "R's" of Creative Nonfiction Chapter 3: Fingers on the Keyboard: Developing Narrative Structures Part II: Submitting and Evaluating Narratives Within the Academy Chapter 4: Submitting Narrative Work to Academic Journals and Academic Presses Chapter 5: Reading and Evaluating Narrative Scholarship: From Appreciation to Contribution Chapter 6: Success in the Academy Part III: Crossing Over into the Public Sphere Chapter 7: Success Beyond the Academy: Becoming a Public Scholar References Index About the Author