Writing to Change the World: An Inspiring Guide for Transforming the World with Words

Writing to Change the World: An Inspiring Guide for Transforming the World with Words

Want to write impactful nonfiction? You could do worse than look to Mary Pipher as a guide. Her books, most famously Reviving Ophelia about the plight of teenage girls in the school system and society, have been widely read and made a mark on society. Here she shares her advice as well as reflections and scenes from her life as a writer. Most writing books assume you want to write fiction, memoir, or self-help. This is a rare guide to reporting on a phenomenon, topic, or system, with the goal of creating social change.