Feature and Magazine Writing

Updated with fresh facts, examples and illustrations, along with two new chapters on digital media and blogs this third edition continues to be the authoritative and essential guide to writing engaging and marketable feature stories.

Author: David E. Sumner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118305133

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 344

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Updated with fresh facts, examples and illustrations, along with two new chapters on digital media and blogs this third edition continues to be the authoritative and essential guide to writing engaging and marketable feature stories. Covers everything from finding original ideas and angles to locating expert sources Expanded edition with new chapters on storytelling for digital media and building a story blog Captivating style exemplifies the authors’ expert guidance, combining academic authority with professional know-how Comprehensive coverage of all the angles, including marketing written work and finding jobs in the publishing industry Essential reading for anyone wishing to become a strong feature writer Accompanied by a website with a wealth of resources including PowerPoint presentations, handouts, and Q&As that will be available upon publication: www.wiley.com/go/sumnerandmiller

Feature and Magazine Writing

Chapters new to this edition: How To Find A Magazine Job Last Chance: The Final Draft Writing for Professionals and Practitioners Improving Your Pizzazz Original Research = Original Articles

Author: David E. Sumner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444359084

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'

Feature Writing for Newspapers and Magazines

A text for undergraduate feature-writing classes, also useful for freelance writers.

Author: Edward Jay Friedlander

Publisher: Addison Wesley Publishing Company

ISBN: IND:30000048094860

Category: Feature writing

Page: 333

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A text for undergraduate feature-writing classes, also useful for freelance writers. Award-winning newspaper and magazine features illustrate writing principles in chapters on getting ideas, differences between the magazine article and the newspaper feature, interviewing, marketing articles, and wri

The Art of Feature Writing

This textbook provides journalism students with the skills they will need to write compelling copy for newpaper features and magazine articles.

Author: Earl R. Hutchison

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: UOM:39015069331448

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 350

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From basic newspaper features to in-depth magazine articles and incisive commentary, The Art of Feature Writing introduces students to the myriad tasks of a journalist--including researching, interviewing, organizing, writing and marketing. Replete with accessible, dynamic examples drawn from a variety of diverse sources, this book takes a step-by-step approach to give students the skills, tools and confidence they need to produce their own distinctive material. With the encouraging voice of an experienced teacher, Hutchison imparts sensible advice on both the craft of writing and the more practical concerns of a freelancer. The book is enhanced by rich pedagogical features including key points, chapter summaries and numerous exercises. From writing a lead that sings to the income tax implications of a freelance career, The Art of Feature Writing helps students generate compelling copy as they develop a more sophisticated understanding of the career of a writer.

Magazine Feature Writing

This comprehensive guide to the essentials of magazine writing covers interviewing and writing, editing and reporting, freelancing, libel and ethics issues, and computer technology.

Author: Rick Wilber

Publisher: Bedford/st Martins

ISBN: 0312072627

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 418

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This comprehensive guide to the essentials of magazine writing covers interviewing and writing, editing and reporting, freelancing, libel and ethics issues, and computer technology. Interviews with top magazine writers and editors in the field provide vocational tips for aspiring professionals.

Professional Feature Writing

The new edition of this successful text gives advanced writers and reporters a thorough look at newspaper, magazine, and newsletter feature writing.

Author: Bruce Garrison

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135676773

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 528

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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 Writing

Examines a new Pulitzer Prize-winning multimedia feature article by Weingarten in Chapter 2. As with all writing examples in this book, articles and excerpts are accompanied by a careful analysis of the authors' writing techniques.

Author: Edward Jay Friedlander

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 0205747809

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 310

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Previous editions published under title: Feature writing for newspapers and magazines.

Writing Feature Articles

Packed with inspirational advice in a friendly, highly readable style, this guide is a must-have for practising and aspiring journalists and writers.

Author: Brendan Hennessy

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781136025549

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.

Teaching Standards in Feature and Magazine Writing Classes

"The major purpose of this study was to deterine and rank the most common types of problems in student writing assignments from feature and magazine writing classes."--Abstract.

Author: David E. Sumner

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:374170973

Category: Feature writing

Page: 16

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"The major purpose of this study was to deterine and rank the most common types of problems in student writing assignments from feature and magazine writing classes." -- abstract.

Writing Feature Articles

This book shows how to write articles for a wide variety of newspapers an d magazines and examines the different techniques required.

Author: Brendan Hennessy

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: CORNELL:31924073263612

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 424

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Hennessy examines the different techniques required to write articles for a wide variety of newspapers and magazines, and analyses in detail many published articles to show what makes them succeed for their audiences.

Writing Features for Magazines and Websites

Writing Features: For magazines and websites will teach you the difference between interview features; profiles; human interest stories; first person accounts; reviews, travel and trend features.Writing Features: For magazines and websites ...

Author: Dawn Kennedy

Publisher:

ISBN: 1549638327

Category:

Page: 216

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Do you want a successful writing career?While there is no exact formula for writing features, an experienced mentor can save you time and help make your efforts successful.Writing Features: For magazines and websites is an inspiring guide that will teach you all that you need to know to write professional articles for newspapers, magazines and websites. Being a successful magazine and website writer requires more than just an ability to write. To get your work published, you need to know how magazines and websites work.You need to know about the different types of features and how to write them. Writing Features: For magazines and websites will teach you the difference between interview features; profiles; human interest stories; first person accounts; reviews, travel and trend features.Writing Features: For magazines and websites includes inspiring formulas that will enable you to come up with fresh ideas for features and match them with the right publication. First impressions count and Writing Features: For magazines and websites ensures that you will earn editor's respect by writing a professional query letter and submitting clean copy. Writing Features: For magazines and websites teaches you the essential journalism skills that you need to work as a feature writer. You will learn how to research, report and conduct an interview like a professional.Writing Features: For magazines and websites includes an effective step-by-step writing process that will enable you to avoid writer's block and submit winning features that include a gripping lede, a precise nut graf and a resounding ending. As a veteran feature writer, with nearly 30 years writing experience, Dawn Kennedy knows the joys and challenges of writing for a living. She has worked as a features editor for O magazine, editor of Sync'Up and co-editor of 021 magazine. She knows what magazines want and editors need.Follow her advice and you will be an editor's best friend. Currently Dawn is the senior lecturer in journalism at City Varsity, Cape Town, South Africa.

Feature Writing

This book provides a practical and richly informative introduction to feature writing and the broader context in which features journalists operate.

Author: Susan Pape

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412908000

Category: Reference

Page: 163

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This book provides a practical and richly informative introduction to feature writing and the broader context in which features journalists operate. As well as covering the key elements and distinctive features that constitute good feature writing, Feature Writing: A Practical Introduction also offers a rich resource of real life examples, case studies, and exercises. Authors Susan Pape and Sue Featherstone have drawn on their considerable shared experience to provide a solid and engaging grounding in the principles and practice of feature writing.

Writing and Selling Feature Articles

Feature writing as a career or avocation; Finding ideas and material for features; The interview article; The utility article; The personal experience story; The confession article; The personality sketch; The narrative article; Slanting ...

Author: Helen Marguerite Patterson

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105047800227

Category: Authorship

Page: 527

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Feature writing as a career or avocation; Finding ideas and material for features; The interview article; The utility article; The personal experience story; The confession article; The personality sketch; The narrative article; Slanting articles to publications; Planning and outlining the article; Writing the articles; Composing the title; Revising first draft of manuscript; preparation of the final manuscript; Ilustrating the feature article; Legal rights of manuscripts; Training for a career in magazine writing; Doing research for magazine writing; Surveying magazine markets; Writing in specialized fields; Business writing offers many opportunities; History of science writing aids writer; Writing scientific andtechnical articles; Magazine production is a huge industry.

Write to Publish

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

Author: Vin Maskell

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 1864489987

Category: Creative writing

Page: 200

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

The Essential Feature

This book tells novice writers what editors want them to know.

Author: Millicent V. Hay

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231068875

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 289

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This helpful guidebook for prospective journalists provides the skills needed to be a successful magazine or newspaper feature writer. The Essential Feature is a writing guide, a file of examples, and a style manual all in one book. The author concentrates on those aspects of nonfiction writing that editors find wanting in beginning journalists: research, accuracy, and the skills needed to tell a story, not just report news. This book tells novice writers what editors want them to know. The Essential Feature explains how to apply research and literary techniques to journalistic writing; provides eight examples of successful prize-winning published articles; combines approaches to writing with practical advice on working as a staff or freelance writer; and supplies publishing tips to give the beginning writer a better understanding of the market.

The Magazines Handbook

The Magazines Handbookremains the comprehensive introduction to the magazine industry. Tracing the development of magazine publishing, McKay explores the business of magazines and the role of the magazine journalist.

Author: Jenny McKay

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415170354

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 277

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The Magazines Handbookremains the comprehensive introduction to the magazine industry. Tracing the development of magazine publishing, McKay explores the business of magazines and the role of the magazine journalist.

Magazine Writing

In this comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to magazine writing, students will learn everything from the initial story pitch all the way through to the final production, taking with them the essential tools and skills they will need for ...

Author: Christopher D. Benson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136191220

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 340

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What does it take to launch a career writing for magazines? In this comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to magazine writing, students will learn everything from the initial story pitch all the way through to the final production, taking with them the essential tools and skills they will need for today’s rapidly changing media landscape. Written by a team of experienced writers and editors, Magazine Writing teaches the time-tested rules for good writing alongside the modern tools for digital storytelling. From service pieces to profiles, entertainment stories and travel articles, it provides expert guidance on topics such as: developing saleable ideas; appealing to specific segments of the market; navigating a successful pitch; writing and editing content for a variety of areas, including service, profiles, entertainment, travel, human interest and enterprise Chock full of examples of published works, conversations with successful magazine contributors and bloggers, and interviews with working editors, Magazine Writing gives students all the practical and necessary insights they need to jumpstart a successful magazine writing career.

Effective feature writing

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ISBN: UCAL:B4542247

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