How to Write Articles for Newspapers and Magazines

Author: Dawn B. Sova

Publisher: Arco

ISBN: 9780768910797

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 96

View: 3954

Explains how to write newsworthy and interesting articles, how to do research, journalistic techniques, interviewing strategies, and common grammar, usage, and spelling errors.
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How to Make a Living Writing Articles for Newspapers, Magazines, and Online Sources

Everything You Need to Know to Become a Successful Freelance Writer

Author: Wendy Vincent

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company

ISBN: 1601385676

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 1594

This step-by-step guide will take you from your first paycheck to your ultimate goal: a career as a professional, full-time freelance writer with a byline that people will recognize. You can easily make thousands of dollars every month, simply by doing what you already love. Even if you have never been professionally published or don’t have a degree, you can learn how to hone your interviewing, editing, and writing skills to meet the needs of numerous print and online publications that boast millions of readers. In How to Make a Living Writing Articles for Newspapers, Magazines, and Online Sources, learn how to pitch your first story idea to any publication and get it printed — and paid. Learn how to submit queries and write a variety of professional-level articles that news, entertainment, and niche publications will eagerly pay you for. You will find out how to utilize blogs, social networks, and search engines to find the best publishing opportunities, as well as how to market yourself online to attract editors with your personal website and online portfolio. Throughout this step-by-step guide, you will find trusted advice from industry insiders and writers who know exactly how to pitch, pen, and publish a story. Dealing with feedback, knowing the ethics and legalities of confidential sources, and writing compelling headlines — it’s all covered in this book.
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Writing Feature Stories

How to research and write newspaper and magazine articles

Author: Matthew Ricketson

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781741152869

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

View: 8401

A systematic and user-friendly approach to journalistic feature story writing for journalism students, professionals, freelancers, and beginners is provided in this guide. Writers will learn to move beyond conventional news stories and embrace their creativity to create compelling features. Generating fresh ideas, gathering factual information, sifting through raw material, choosing the best angle, and working with editors are all explored. Discussion questions and exercises reinforce the ideas presented in each chapter. Pop culture examples and recently published articles are used to make concepts memorable and easily accessible.
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Business of Freelance Writing How to Develop Article Ideas and Sell Them to Newspapers and Magazines, Conduct Interviews and Write Article Leads

Author: Paul Lima

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1927710197

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

View: 5737

Business of Freelance Writing: How to Develop Article Ideas and Sell Them to Newspapers and Magazines, Conduct Interviews and Write Article Leads -- Do you want to earn a living as a freelance writer? Can you imagine yourself working from home, selling your articles to newspapers, magazines, trade publications, and Web sites? If so, The Business of Freelance Writing , by Paul Lima, is for you. This book shows you how to develop article ideas, write query letters, pitch your ideas to the right editor at the right publications, and follow up on your queries. It also outlines everything you need to know to negotiate the sale of your work with editors who say "yes" to your ideas, reveals how to conduct effective interviews and shows you a variety of ways to write article leads.
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Writing Articles about the World Around You

Author: Marcia Yudkin

Publisher: Writers Digest Books

ISBN: 9780898798142

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 218

View: 6053

Yudkin shares her own freelance experiences and offers true-life inspiration and guidance to get started writing articles.
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The Renegade Writer

A Totally Unconventional Guide to Freelance Writing Success

Author: Linda Formichelli,Diana Burrell

Publisher: Marion Street Press

ISBN: 1933338008

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 216

View: 5287

Written by two freelancers who broke the rules to win the game, this handbook contains a wealth of information for writers who are frustrated by the seemingly limited ways to operate in the freelance market. A suite of appendixes cover topics such as contract procedures, getting paid, services for freelancers, generating ideas, and doing research.
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The Complete Guide to Article Writing

How to Write Successful Articles for Online and Print Markets

Author: Naveed Saleh

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 9781599637341

Category: Reference

Page: 256

View: 4307

Offers guidance on successfully writing articles for different markets, covering such topics as style, structure, researching, interviewing, ethics, composing query letters, and pitching ideas.
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How to Write Special Feature Articles: A Handbook for Reporters, Correspondents and Free-Lance Writers Who Desire to Contribute to Popular Magazines a

Author: Willard Grosvenor Bleyer

Publisher: Sagwan Press

ISBN: 9781376444124

Category: Fiction

Page: 394

View: 700

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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The Writer's Digest Guide to Magazine Article Writing

A Practical Guide to Selling Your Pitches, Crafting Strong Articles, and Earning More Bylines

Author: Kerrie Flanagan

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 9781440351242

Category:

Page: 232

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Your Essential Reference for Writing for Magazines! In The Writer's Digest Guide to Magazine Article Writing, accomplished freelance writer, author, and instructor Kerrie Flanagan demystifies the idea that writing for magazines is a difficult process meant only for those with journalism degrees. Drawing from her 20 years as a freelance writer and instructor, Flanagan takes you step-by-step through the entire process, sharing her knowledge and experiences in a friendly, conversational way. With more than a dozen sample articles, expert advice from magazine editors and successful freelance writers, practical tips on researching potential publications and instructions on crafting compelling query letters, you'll find the tools needed to write and publish magazine articles. In this book you'll learn how to: Find and target ideas for the right magazine. Develop effective query letters to catch the attention of editors and land more assignments. Organize your writing life using the checklists and tools throughout the book. Understand and negotiate contracts. Write and sell personal essays to consumer, niche and trade magazines. Whether your goal is to get your first byline or make the switch from part-time freelancer to full-time writer, The Writer's Digest Guide to Magazine Article Writing is your go-to resource for writing success.
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MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing

Author: Modern Language Association of America

Publisher: Modern Language Assn of Amer

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 336

View: 6449

Provides information on stylistic aspects of research papers, theses, and dissertations, including sections on writing fundamentals, MLA documentation style, and copyright law.
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Fundamentals of Writing

How to write articles, media releases, case studies, blog posts and social media content

Author: Paul Lima

Publisher: Paul Lima

ISBN: 1927710014

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 185

View: 2062

Fundamentals of Writing is a book written specifically for those who want to improve their writing skills and apply them to writing articles (for newspapers, magazines, and corporate publications), media releases, case studies, blog posts and social media content. The book is based on several writing courses that I teach online for University of Toronto continuing education students and for private students and corporate clients. And it is filled with samples, examples and exercises to get you writing. Fundamentals of Writing is for you if you are looking to do any of the following: become a more effective writer; organize your thoughts before you write; write for a defined audience; make your points in a clear, concise, focused manner. My hope is that this book will help you effectively structure your written communication when writing articles, media releases, case studies, blog posts and social media content.
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On Writing

Author: Stephen King

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0743455967

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 297

View: 770

The author shares his insights into the craft of writing and offers a humorous perspective on his own experience as a writer.
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Quitter

Closing the Gap Between Your Day Job & Your Dream Job

Author: Jon Acuff

Publisher: Lampo Group Incorporated

ISBN: 9780982986271

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 242

View: 8380

Presents advice on how to achieve one's goal of obtaining a "dream" job.
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Writing For Magazines (4th Edition)

How to get your work published in local newspapers and magazines

Author: Adèle Ramet

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1848036604

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

View: 5697

Written by an experienced author, this practical book shows you how to produce manuscripts to fit a specific slot, advises you on how to adapt your style to suit different markets, and how to utilise research material to write facts and fiction effectively. Contents: 1. Mixing fact and fiction; 2. Constructing an article; 3. Getting articles into print; 4. Researching and filing systems; 5. Rewriting for different markets; 6. Writing short stories; 7. Caring for your characters; 8. Finding the right format; 9. Creating a Twist in the Tale; 10. Signposting; 11. Twisting With Little Old Ladies; 12. Fitting a Specific Plot; 13. Working as a Freelance; 14. Marketing Your Manuscript; 15. Keeping Records; Solutions to exercises; Glossary; Useful addresses; Further reading; Index.
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Create Your Writer Platform

The Key to Building an Audience, Selling More Books, and Finding Success as an Author

Author: Chuck Sambuchino

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 9781599635750

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 248

View: 2193

Creating a platform isn't just beneficial--it's essential! In today's world of blogging, websites, Twitter feeds, and Facebook updates, building a writer platform from the ground up can seem a daunting task. Never fear--author and editor Chuck Sambuchino provides expert, practical advice for increasing your visibility, selling more books, and launching a successful career. In Create Your Writer Platform, you'll learn: The definition of a platform--and why you should start building one now. How to harness the 12 Fundamental Principles of Platform. "Old School" and "New School" approaches to platform, from article writing and conference speaking to website development, blog posts, and social media avenues. How to develop a platform for nonfiction, fiction, and memoir. In addition to Chuck's invaluable insights, you'll also find 12 case studies from authors with effective platforms, as well as professional advice from literary agents. If you're serious about building a platform tailored to you and your writing--a platform that's going to help you succeed as a writer--look no further than Create Your Writer Platform.
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Writing Short Stories and Articles

How to Write Successfully for Magazines and Newspapers

Author: Adele Ramet

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781857034219

Category: Authorship

Page: 150

View: 4282

Writing successfully for magazines and newspapers requires not only the skill to capture and hold the attention of the reader, but also to write strictly to editorial requirements. This guide shows how to produce manuscripts to fit a specific slot, adapt style to suit different markets and how to utilize research material to write both fact and fiction for publication.
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Writers on Writing

Collected Essays from The New York Times

Author: John Darnton

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780805070859

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 268

View: 9743

A collection of touching, humorous, and practical writings explores literature and the art of writing with contributions from Russell Banks, Saul Bellow, E. L. Doctorow, Richard Ford, Carl Hiaasen, Alice Hoffman, John Updike, and many others. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.
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Everything You Wanted to Know about Freelance Writing

Find, Price, Manage Corporate Writing Assignments & Develop Article Ideas and Sell Them to Newspapers and Magazines.

Author: Paul Lima

Publisher: Paul Lima

ISBN: 0986563099

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 306

View: 8096

"Everything You Wanted To Know About Freelance Writing" combines two popular business of freelance writing books: "Business of Freelance Writing: How to Develop Article Ideas and Sell Them to Newspapers and Magazines" and "The Six-Figure Freelancer: How to Find, Price and Manage Corporate Writing Assignments." "How to Develop Article Ideas and Sell Them to Newspapers and Magazines" shows you how to develop article ideas, write query letters, pitch your ideas to the right editor at the right publications, and follow up on your queries. It outlines everything you need to know to negotiate the sale of your work with editors who say "yes" to your ideas. It also reveals how to conduct effective interviews and shows you a variety of ways to write article leads. Focusing on writing material for businesses, associations, government agencies, non-profits and other organizations, "The Six Figure Freelancer" demonstrates how to plan and market your way to freelance writing success in the lucrative corporate market. Review: "One of the best things I have purchased for my business (not counting my computer) is Paul Lima's book Everything You Wanted to Know About Freelance Writing, which is actually two books in one. I highly recommend this book for new freelance writers, to give them an idea of how to get started in freelance writing, and for seasoned veterans, because the tips in the book might trigger ideas that can have a positive impact on business..."
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