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Creative Nonfiction Definition

Creative nonfiction is the most popular genre in the literary and publishing groups that report on actual persons, places, or events.  Also known as literary nonfiction or narrative nonfiction it is a category of writing with a mix of ideas, flavors, performances and techniques, some of which are newly created and others as old as writing itself. The goal is to make nonfiction stories read like fiction so that your readers are fascinated and captivated by fact as they are by fantasy.

Creative nonfiction is all about simply, concisely, and accurately "true stories well told." 

Creative nonfiction may include travel writing, an essay, nature writing,  sports writing, a research paper, science writing,  a journal article, memoir, autobiography,  the interview, a poem and both the familiar and personal essay.

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