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Fiction Writing I - ENGL 241 - Ryan

Overall Strategy

Look for the following types of materials for your research for more about your author:

  • Interviews in news sources, YouTube, author websites, etc.
  • Essays about the writer
  • Artist's statements
  • Criticism about your author in books or journal articles

Look for the following types of materials for your research about influences either yourself or your author:

  • Encyclopedia articles from the Cultural Background Resources page
  • Books on a topic/influence/context
  • Journal articles

Background Information on Writers

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