The Art of Nonfiction


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Edited by Robert Mayhew with an Introduction by Peter SchwartzIntroduction by Peter Schwartz
Editor's Preface
1. Preliminary Remarks
2. Choosing a Subject and Theme
3. Judging One's Audience
4. Applying Philosophy without Preaching It
5. Creating an Outline
6. Writing the Draft: The Primacy of the Subconscious
7. Editing
8. Style
9. Book Reviews and Introductions
10. Writing a Book
11. Selecting a Title
12. Acquiring Ideas for Writing
Appendix: Selected Outlines Used by Ayn Rand in Writing Articles

About the Author

A Life More Compelling Than Fiction' was the slogan of the 1997 Academy Award-nominated documentary Ayn Rand- A Sense of Life. The film poster describes Ayn Rand as 'The most original, uncompromising and controversial writer/philosopher of the twentieth century.' Born and raised in the mysticism and collectivism of Russia, she escaped to America in 1926 and became a champion of reason and individualism. To learn more about the woman who wrote inspiring, best-selling novels and created a new philosophy, choose from the related subjects to learn more.

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