Writing Feature Articles

Author: Brendan Hennessy

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136025537

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 416

View: 3890

Hennessy's classic text tells you everything you need to know about writing successful features. You will learn how to formulate and develop ideas and how to shape them to fit different markets. Now in its fourth edition, Writing Feature Articles has been fully revised and updated to take into account the changing requirements of journalism and media courses. You will also discover how to exploit new technology for both researching and writing online. Learn step-by-step how to plan, research and write articles for a wide variety of 'popular', 'quality' and specialist publications. Discover more and make the advice stick by completing the tasks and reading the keen analysis of extracts from the best of today's writing. Packed with inspirational advice in a friendly, highly readable style, this guide is a must-have for practising and aspiring journalists and writers.

Write to Publish

Writing Feature Articles for Magazines, Newspapers and Corporate and Community Publications

Author: Vin Maskell,Gina Perry

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781864489989

Category: Creative writing

Page: 200

View: 3012

A handy guide for freelancers and novice journalists to writing feature articles.

How to Write a Feature Article

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Writing Feature Articles

Author: Howexpert Press

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781537407128


Page: 60

View: 2690

If you want to learn how to write captivating feature articles then, check this "How To Write Feature Articles" guide. In this step-by-step guide, you will surely get - Discover the writer in you. - Develop well-written feature articles. - An idea on how to write different types of feature articles. - Tips when writing your feature article. - Possible sources when writing feature articles. - Know the qualities of a good feature article writer. - Learn how your feature article be published. - Impress your friends on this newly found ability of writing feature articles. - Be known to be a good feature article writer. - And much more. Click "Buy Now" to get it now!

Writing Feature Articles

A Guide to Print and Digital Markets

Author: Mary Hogarth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781138238169

Category: Feature writing

Page: 296

View: 2539

Writing Feature Articles presents clear and engaging advice for students and young professionals on working as a freelance feature writer. This fifth edition not only covers producing content for print, but also for digital platforms and online. Mary Hogarth offers comprehensive guidance on every aspect feature writing, from having the initial idea and conducting market and subject research, to choosing the right target audience and publishing platform and successfully pitching the article. In addition, the book instructs students on developing their own journalistic style and effectively structuring their feature. Each chapter then concludes with an action plan to help students put what they have read into practice. Topics include: Life as a freelance Building a professional profile Telling a story with images Developing a specialism Interviewing skills Profile and interview articles Working in publicity and advertising A career in magazines & newspapers Getting published overseas Understanding issues in media law and regulation. The book also provides an extensive range of interviews with successful media professionals, includinganewspaper editor, a money, health and lifestyle journalist, a copywriter and an award-winning columnist, where they share their own experiences of working in the industry and offer invaluable tips on best practice.

Professional Feature Writing

Author: Bruce Garrison

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135676771

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 528

View: 956

The new edition of this successful text gives advanced writers and reporters a thorough look at newspaper, magazine, and newsletter feature writing. It includes computer-based research tools and a discussion of online publications and resources. This edition emphasizes three primary aspects of feature writing: *introduction and writing skills--the basics, *article types, and *the collegiate and professional writing life. Readers learn from the narrative, from the advice of professionals, and by example. Each chapter contains excerpts and complete articles from some of the nation's leading publications to illustrate points made in the text.

Feature and Magazine Writing

Action, Angle and Anecdotes

Author: David E. Sumner,Holly G. Miller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444359088

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 352

View: 2940

This fully revised and updated edition of Feature and Magazine Writing covers everything from finding original ideas to locating expert sources. With fresh perspectives and advice from professional writers and editors, this colorfully-written introduction is required reading for anyone who wishes to become a strong feature writer. Includes chapters on connecting content to the calendar, writing for online publications, trends, issues and controversies, and writing dramatic stories New chapters in this edition include 'How To Find A Magazine Job', 'Last Chance: The Final Draft', and 'Writing for Trades, Associations and Organizations' New sections in this edition include 'Improving Your Pizzazz and 'Original Research = Original Articles'

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: Paul Lima

ISBN: 1927710189


Page: 145

View: 1674

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. Business of Freelance Writing: How to Develop Article Ideas and Sell Them to Newspapers and Magazines, by Paul Lima, 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.

Feature Writing for Journalism and Media Students

Author: Dan Rowe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199013326

Category: Feature writing

Page: 192

View: 1278

Feature Writing for Journalism and Media Students offers journalism students instruction on the craft of writing feature-length articles for newspapers, magazines, and online media outlets. The text provides an in-depth analysis of various types of published Canadian and American featurearticles and provides tips and explanations on pitching and creating ideas, interview techniques, and the structure and components of features. As feature writing is a main staple in virtually every journalism program, this text will prove a unique and helpful resource for students learning how towrite engaging and professional articles. In its dedication to keep readers up-to-date on the changing methods of and approaches to feature articles across North America, Feature Writing for Journalism and Media Students will be accompanied by a companion website that includes podcast interviews with authors of features highlighted in thetext, links to online resources, and an online chapter discussing the future of feature articles in online environments.

Writing Feature Stories

How to research and write newspaper and magazine articles

Author: Matthew Ricketson

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781865087320

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

View: 3388

A practical guide to all aspects of feature writing for journalists and freelance writers. Explains how to: generate fresh ideas, organise your time efficiently, gather factual and personal information, sift and sort raw material, find the best way to tell a story, edit and proof read your work, and more.

Writing the feature article

Author: Walter Allan Steigleman

Publisher: N.A


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 435

View: 5249


Feminine Wiles

Creative Techniques for Writing Women's Feature Stories that Sell

Author: Donna Elizabeth Boetig

Publisher: Quill Driver Books

ISBN: 9781884956027

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 184

View: 6120

This is the first book to specifically address how to write feature articles for women. It appeals to both active writers and journalists and those who are just beginning.

Popular Health & Medical Writing for Magazines

How to Turn Current Research & Trends Into Salable Feature Articles

Author: Anne Hart

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595351786

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 229

View: 1626

Here's how to transform your interest in popular health topics such as gene hunters, medical trends, self-help, nutrition, current issues, or pets into writing salable feature articles for popular publications. Become a health-aware feature writer, journalist, editor, indexer, abstractor, proofreader, information broker, book packager, investigative reporter, pharmaceutical copywriter, or documentary video producer. Here are the skills you'll need to transform your interest in popular science into writing health and medical feature and filler articles or columns for a wide variety of publications. For those who always wanted to write or edit medical publications, scripts, medical record histories, case histories, or books, here's a guide with all the strategies and techniques you'll need to become a medical writer, journalist, or editor. Whether you're a medical language specialist, transcriber, freelance writer, editor, indexer, or want to be, you'll learn how to write and market high-demand feature articles for popular magazines on a variety of popular science subjects from health, fitness, and nutrition to DNA, pet issues, and self-help. You'll find not only how-to techniques, but contacts for networking, associations, and where to find the research. You don't need science courses to write about popular science. What you do need is dedication to writing, journalism, or editing-freelance or staff. Feature articles and fillers are wanted on popular health-related subjects for general consumer, women's, men's, and niche magazines.

Effective feature writing

Author: Clay Schoenfeld,Karen S. Diegmueller

Publisher: Holt McDougal


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 310

View: 1702


Writing and Selling Special Feature Articles

Author: Grant Milnor Hyde,Helen M. Patterson

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing

ISBN: 9781419172144

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 608

View: 7620

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.

Key Concepts in Public Relations

Author: Sandra Cain

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137021748

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 264

View: 7643

An indepth glossary, this accessible book successfully introduces students to the key concepts, themes and principles of Public Relations. Terms are organized alphabetically and are fully cross-referenced for ease of use. Suggestions for further reading help to consolidate knowledge and aid understanding.

How to Write Special Feature Articles

A Handbook for Reporters, Correspondents and Free-lance Writers who Desire to Contribute to Popular Magazines and Magazine Sections of Newspapers

Author: Willard Grosvenor Bleyer

Publisher: N.A


Category: Authorship

Page: 373

View: 1110