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An intimate conversation with Lee Gutkind, "Godfather" of Creative Nonfiction

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Behind the Prose

Behind the Prose


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Yes, you read it right. The legendary Lee Gutkind graces the Behind the Prose virtual studio for a chat with yours truly.  In this interview, we discuss everything from what time he goes to bed to how he crafted an overall narrative in a collection of stand-alone essays in his book Forever Fat: Essays by the Godfather.

Plus, you get the scoop on what he's working on now and hear the answer to a question that he's never been asked before!

Here's a preview of some of the great lessons he gives in this show:

"The overall story determines the _______ and the __________ that you____________." 

"Good advice to writers is to start with ________ __________."  

If you can't fill in those blanks now, you will be able to after you listen to the show.

After you've done all your good listening, head over to the Creative Nonfiction website and buy your passes to the 2015 Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference featuring tons of amazing writers ready to share their wisdom with you. I will be there too. Come say hello!


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