Draft No. 4: On the Writing Process OverviewDraft No. 4 is a collection of essays on writing penned by The New Yorker staff writer, prolific author, and professor John McPhee. Each of the eight essays deal with a specific topic or issue in writing creative nonfiction but are connected through unifying ideas and themes. McPhee is writing to a target audience of nonfiction writers and shares what he has learned from his own career which spans multiple decades as both a writer and a writing teacher. Draft No. 4 deals with themes of a writer's freedom, the writing process, the authenticity of nonfiction, becoming a writer, and writing as selection.
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Draft No. 4 Study Guide
John McPhee Biographies (2)
10,131 words, approx. 34 pages
John McPhee's career as a literary journalist has been tangled with the history of The New Yorker magazine since he became a staff writer in 1965. A list of classic literary journalism in the twentiet...
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John McPhee's career as a writer began during the 1960s when American nature writing was infused with the social and political urgencies of late-twentieth-century environmentalism. The modern age of e...