The Concise Guide to Copy Editing

Preparing Written Work for Readers

Author: Paul LaRocque

Publisher: Marion Street Press, Inc.

ISBN: 9780972993715

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 160

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Conveniently organized to serve as a training tool for new or improving copy editors, this guide teaches how to best serve clients.
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Career Opportunities in Writing

Author: T. Allan Taylor,James Robert Parish

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438110901

Category: Authorship

Page: 350

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Provides information on salaries, skill requirements, and employment opportunities for ninety writing and writing-related professions.
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Writing for Journalists

Author: Wynford Hicks,Harriett Gilbert,Sally Adams,Tim Holmes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134045611

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 208

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Praise for the first edition: 'There are books that are badly written, books that are well written and books that you wish you'd written. This is one of the latter. Hicks and his co-writers produce a book that is a joy to read and is packed full of helpful advice.' – Chris Frost, Journalist 'You don't have to be a journalist to read this book. Anyone with an interest in improving their writing skills and developing a sense of good style will find it useful Wynford Hicks takes a no-nonsense, sleeves rolled up approach to writing which has no time for preciousness.' – Roy Johnson, Mantex 'Writing for Journalists neatly fills a gap in the market for a no-nonsense book for trainees written by trainers who genuinely understand the industry and who have moved with the times.' – Sharon Wheeler, Journalism Studies Writing for Journalists is about the craft of journalistic writing: how to put one word after another so that the reader gets the message – or the joke – goes on reading and comes back for more. It is a practical guide for all those who write for newspapers, periodicals and websites, whether students, trainees or professionals. This revised and updated edition introduces the reader to the essentials of good writing. Based on critical analysis of news stories, features and reviews from daily and weekly papers, consumer magazines, specialist trade journals and a variety of websites, Writing for Journalists includes: advice on how to start writing and how to improve and develop your style how to write a news story which is informative, concise and readable tips on feature writing from researching profiles to writing product round-ups how to structure and write reviews a new chapter on writing online copy.
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The Journalism Quarterly

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Journalism

Page: N.A

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Includes section "Book reviews" and other bibliographical material.
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Professional Writing

Author: Sky Marsen

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137309024

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

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At the cutting edge of successful business and technology ventures are individuals who can use writing effectively to persuade, sell, instruct and explain. Whatever your expertise, strong writing skills will increase your chances of professional success. How well prepared are you for the challenges of professional communication? This third edition - now with a new chapter on writing for the public - is a comprehensive and engaging guide to writing for business, industry and technology. Based on research in the field, it covers all the major writing needs of the workplace, preparing you to communicate effectively with management, clients, peers and the wider public. You will understand how to: • Analyse your audience and the requirements of a project, and plan your document • Research a topic successfully using both print and electronic sources • Present technical topics to non-specialist readers • Write and format business reports, proposals and magazine articles • Work collaboratively in teams • Edit your own and others' texts for style and grammar This book will build your expertise and increase your confidence as a professional communicator, through the explanation of communication principles, analysed examples, and practical activities.
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English for Journalists

Author: Wynford Hicks

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415170087

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 131

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This is a guide not only to the basics of English, but to those aspects of writing, such as reporting speech, house style and jargon which are specific to the language of journalism. Written in an accessible style, beginning with the fundamentals of grammar and the use of English, the te×t contains a summary of the rules of spelling, punctuation and journalistic writing. Each point is illustrated with concise e×amples. This revised and updated edition includes: a discussion of the recent debates surrounding the use of standard and idiomatic English; a new chapter on the use of arithmetic and figures; the correct use and spelling of foreign words together with definitions of commonly used Greek and Latin references; a chapter on broadcast journalism, by Harriett Gilbert, which highlights the problems faced by radio and television journalists; and an updated glossary of journalistic terms and suggestions for further reading.
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Presstime

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Journalism

Page: N.A

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Media Asia

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mass media

Page: N.A

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Writing the News

A Guide for Print Journalists

Author: Walter Fox

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780813822488

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 157

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The third edition of Writing the News continues the tradition of its predecessors by providing journalists with a clear and concise introduction to the craft of newswriting. In addition to updating and adding to the number of examples from the contemporary press, this new edition includes a section on the increasingly popular narrative form of the news feature and an expanded chapter on news style.
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Best Newspaper Writing, 1997

The Nation's Best Journalism

Author: Christopher Scanlan

Publisher: Bonus Books

ISBN: 9781566250887

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 373

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"Best Newspaper Writing 1997" celebrates the winners of the ASNE's Distinguished Writing Awards, including the Jesse Laventhol Awards, created to honor deadline reporting. It includes interviews with the winners about their craft; the work of 17 other writers who share the lessons they learned; study questions useful to students, teachers, and working journalists; a bibliography; and essays to help readers improve their writing.
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Magazines

A Complete Guide to the Industry

Author: David E. Sumner,Shirrel Rhoades

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9780820476179

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 211

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Here is a concise overview of everything you want to know about the magazine production process, from the conception of article ideas through printing and distribution. Looking at magazine publishing from the «micro» view – individual magazines – to the «macro» view – industry trends, history, and issues – this book contains chapters on how to launch a new magazine and write a business plan. Magazines: A Complete Guide to the Industry is ideal for students in magazine editing, management, and publishing courses; entrepreneurs who want to launch a new magazine; or magazine staff members who are new to the industry.
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Schreiben wie ein Schriftsteller

Fach- und Sachbuch, Biografie, Reisebericht, Kritik, Business, Wissenschaft und Technik

Author: William Zinsser

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783932909726

Category:

Page: 236

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A Decent Proposal

How to Sell Your Book to an Australian Publisher

Author: Rhonda Whitton,Sheila Hollingworth

Publisher: Common Ground

ISBN: 1863350454

Category: Authors and publishers

Page: 140

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Practical guide for authors wishing to approach a book publisher or agent with a manuscript or book proposal. Includes cartoons and other illustrations, useful contacts list, model book proposals, and bibliography. Published simultaneously in paperback and as a downloadable PDF file. Whitton is a freelance writer and journalist, teacher of specialist writing courses, and author of 'The Australian Writer's Marketplace'. Hollingworth is a freelance writer and cartoonist working primarily in the corporate sector. They have also collaborated on 'Mission Possible: How to Make Money from Your Writing'.
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Feature and Magazine Writing

Action, Angle and Anecdotes

Author: David E. Sumner,Holly G. Miller

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780813805191

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 312

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Consider the unique features of Feature and Magazine Writing: Action, Angle and Anecdotes. Its authors have taught magazine writing at universities for a combined 30 years and have earned success and acclaim for magazine writing and editing. Its comprehensive chapters cover the most complete range of topics ever included in a magazine and feature writing text. Its affordability makes it immediately applicable to the hundreds of journalism programs teaching “magazine writing,” “feature writing” or similar courses. Authors Sumner and Miller have written a text that genuinely models its message through lively writing, touches of humor and a conversational tone. Coverage includes content too often missing or deficient in existing texts: finding original ideas; developing strong angles; writing for targeted, niche audiences; practical how-to instruction on the many different types of magazine articles; fresh perspective and advice from professional writers and editors; examples, exercises and sample, illustrative articles; glossaries of publishing terms in each chapter; how to find the best Web sites and databases for background research; and how to locate expert sources who are accessible for telephone interviews. Tightly edited, colorfully written, concise, and moderately priced, Feature and Magazine Writing is the textbook of choice for your future feature writers.
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Subject Catalog

Author: Library of Congress

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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