“Writing the Book: How to Craft Narratives, from Concept to Content”  is an in-depth exploration of how journalists can become authors, told by writers of memoirs, novels, and nonfiction narratives. Originally published in the Winter 2011 issue of Nieman Reports, the articles in this e-book cover many aspects of the book-publishing process, including:

  • Finding ideas that can sustain narratives
  • Marketing your book—and yourself
  • Taking advantage of self-publishing technology
  • Creating e-books as a business strategy

It is available as a free download in epub, Kindle, and pdf formats.
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