Writing Feature Articles

Author: Brendan Hennessy

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136025545

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 416

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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.
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Writing Feature Articles

Print, Digital and Online

Author: Mary Hogarth

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131529799X

Category: Social Science

Page: 300

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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 of 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 and newspapers Getting published overseas Understanding issues in media law and regulation The book also provides an extensive range of interviews with successful media professionals, including a newspaper 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.
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Write to Publish

Writing feature articles for magazines, newspapers, and corporate and community publications

Author: Vin Maskell,Gina Perry

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 1741766702

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 200

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

Author: Bruce Garrison

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135618755

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 528

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This text offers the basics of news media feature writing and guides motivated beginners down the right path toward success as professional feature writers. This fourth edition gives advanced writers and reporters a thorough look at newspaper, magazine, newsletter, and online publications, with emphasis on daily newspapers and consumer magazines. Three primary aspects of feature writing are emphasized: introduction and writing skills/basics, article types, and the collegiate and professional writing life. Each chapter includes excerpts and complete articles from some of the nation's leading publications that illustrate points made in the text. Professional Feature Writing provides a wide variety of perspectives and experiences of both young and experienced writers, editors, publishers, and professors. Emphasizing writing values that will strengthen a new writer's journalistic practices, readers will gain insights and expertise from the narrative, the advice of professionals, and current writing examples. The book offers lists of tips, observations, in-depth looks at both young and veteran writers, guidelines, sources, and story ideas. As such, this volume is a solid tour of the forms and approaches to feature writing. Building on introductory writing and reporting skills, this text is written for advanced students, and is filled with practical advice for writing a wide variety of features.
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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: Paul Lima

ISBN: 1927710189

Category:

Page: 145

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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.
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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

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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'
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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

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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.
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Feature Writing for Journalism and Media Students

Author: Dan Rowe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199013326

Category: Feature writing

Page: 192

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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.
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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 and Magazine Sections of Newspapers

Author: Willard Grosvenor Bleyer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Authorship

Page: 373

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