The Magazine Article

"... this is surely one of the more thoughtful books on magazine journalism.

Author: Peter Jacobi

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 0253211115

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 247

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"... this is surely one of the more thoughtful books on magazine journalism. Highly recommended." —Library Journal "An excellent how-to, guaranteed to satisfy requests from would-be authors." —Booklist "... provides writers with hundreds of ideas to help stimulate their creative approach to magazine article writing." —WRITERS' Journal "All kinds of writers will want to keep this volume on their handiest reference shelf." —Arts Indiana "For any aspiring magazine writer, or even a practiced one, this book is a treasury of inspiration and solid, eye-opening instruction." —Herald-Times "More than just another writer's guide to marketing an article, or coming up with salable ideas, [the book] is actually an idea promoter in that it illustrates the basic principles of good magazine article writing, uses examples from well-known publications, and offers strategies for leading into an involving piece." —The Midwest Book Review In this indispensable text, veteran journalist Peter Jacobi offers students hundreds of ideas to help them become more creative in their approach to thinking, planning, and writing magazine articles. Packed with useful advice and top-notch examples, this book takes a practical, hands-on approach to help beginning writers turn everyday subjects into compelling features.

Writer s Digest Guide to Magazine Article Writing

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 ...

Author: Kerrie Flanagan

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440351327

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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.

Writing the Modern Magazine Article

Outlines techniques for writing and selling magazine nonfiction and reprints three articles by the author with notes highlighting aspects of style

Author: Max Gunther

Publisher: Writer

ISBN: UOM:39015008201744

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 227

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Outlines techniques for writing and selling magazine nonfiction and reprints three articles by the author with notes highlighting aspects of style

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

Writer s Digest Handbook of Magazine Article Writing

Presents a host of original material as well as articles taken from the pages of the best-selling Writer's Digest, providing coverage of such topics as finding the right magazine to submit one's work, composing a professional and eye ...

Author: Michelle Ruberg

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: UOM:39015060611335

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 248

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Presents a host of original material as well as articles taken from the pages of the best-selling Writer's Digest, providing coverage of such topics as finding the right magazine to submit one's work, composing a professional and eye-catching query letter, and maximizing one's chances for repeat assignments. Original.

Magazine Article Writing

Discusses the magazine market, inquiries, research, the mechanics of writing, rewriting, dealing with editors, legal questions, and other aspects

Author: Betsy P. Graham

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing

ISBN: IND:30000043472053

Category: Reference

Page: 248

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Discusses the magazine market, inquiries, research, the mechanics of writing, rewriting, dealing with editors, legal questions, and other aspects

New York Magazine

New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country.

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Page: 112

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New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.

Pageant Magazine Article

Hearing, Eighty-eighth Congress, Second Session [on The] Article in Pageant Magazine Referring to Certain Members of Congress. December 17, 1964 United ...

Author: United States. Congress. House. Special Committee to Investigate Campaign Expenditures

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ISBN: UCAL:$B654346

Category: Campaign funds

Page: 71

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Writing Feature Articles

This fifth edition not only covers producing content for print, but also for digital platforms and online.

Author: Mary Hogarth

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781315297996

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.

The Complete Article Writer

Whether you've always wanted to write an article but don't know where to start, or have had some success and want to build upon it further, reading this book will make you an editor's dream supplier.

Author: Simon Whaley

Publisher:

ISBN: 1838078630

Category:

Page: 242

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"The Complete Article Writer: How To Write Magazine Articles" will tell you everything you need to know to become a published article writer.Writing for the magazine market is one of the easiest ways to become a published writer. But only if you can come up with the right idea for the right market at the right time. The Complete Article Writer shows you how to do that, time and time again. It also reveals how to maximise your article potential from one idea. Don't write one article - write six or more! It explores how to analyse a publication to identify its readership and the freelancing opportunities within it. Then it guides you into twisting your idea so it appeals to the core readership and the most important reader of all - the editor.With detailed advice about beginnings, middles and endings (the various middle structures can help you exploit your ideas even further), along with other pieces of page furniture, including boxouts, sidebars and photos, The Complete Article Writer will show you how to offer an editor the complete package. And to ensure you approach editors professionally, it gives advice on how to pitch (selling an idea to an editor before you write the piece), and how to negotiate the minefield of publishing rights. Whether you've always wanted to write an article but don't know where to start, or have had some success and want to build upon it further, reading this book will make you an editor's dream supplier. You will become The Complete Article Writer. Simon Whaley's articles have appeared in a variety of publications, including: BBC Countryfile, Country Walking, Lakeland Walker, The Simple Things, Cumbria, Discover Britain, British Heritage, Writing Magazine The People's Friend, Outdoor Photography, The Observer and the Daily Express.