"Whether you are writing a memoir or researched essays, the award-winning authors of Tell It Slant will guide you with intensive instruction, an abundance of writing exercises, and suggestions for further reading. This revised and updated 2nd edition includes chapters on writing in the online world, publication processes in both print and digital media, in-depth instruction on research methods, and expanded discussion on ethical issues particular to nonfiction writing. This edition works equally well for a private writer, writing groups, or the writer in the classroom. Discover how to: Gain access to your memories through the senses; Find material outside your own experience; Tackle (and enjoy) background research; Avoid clichés and discover fresh language; and Find publication venues for your work." -- Publisher's website.