Saturday, March 05, 2011

I Particularly Liked "Sciency Fiction"

Loree Griffin Burns has a guest post at Cynsations on nonfiction genres. I had thought about this type of thing in the past, but only in relation to true nonfiction--say, the difference between types of essays. Loree includes fiction in her analysis, if the fiction has a nonfiction element, as in historical fiction and science fiction.

I totally agree with Loree that the term creative nonfiction has caused confusion. I have read nonfiction that included totally made up conversations, for instance. I was confused. I remain confused about that.

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