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Feature and Magazine Writing : Action, Angle, And Anecdotes

Feature and Magazine Writing : Action, Angle, And Anecdotes - 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0813805191

Cover of Feature and Magazine Writing : Action, Angle, And Anecdotes 05 (ISBN 978-0813805191)
ISBN13: 978-0813805191
ISBN10: 0813805198
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 05
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Professional
Published: 2005
International: No

List price: $49.99

Feature and Magazine Writing : Action, Angle, And Anecdotes - 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0813805191

David E. Sumner and Holly G. Miller

ISBN13: 978-0813805191
ISBN10: 0813805198
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 05
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Professional

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

Feature and Magazine Writing: Action, Angle and Anecdotes contains comprehensive chapters covering a complete range of topics. Coverage includes content too often missing in existing texts: finding original ideas; developing strong angles; writing for targeted, niche audiences; practical how-to instruction on the many different types of magazine articles; fresh perspective and advice from professional writers and editors; examples, exercises and sample, illustrative articles; glossaries of publishing terms in each chapter; how to find the best Web sites and databases for background research; and how to locate expert sources who are accessible for telephone interviews.

Table of Contents

Introduction:

Reading, Writing and Relevance.
Part I: Preparing to Write Feature Articles.
Chapter 1. Capturing Reader Attention.
Chapter 2. The Hunt for Fresh Ideas.
Chapter 3. Strong Angles and Focused Ideas.
Chapter 4. Creative Research and Reporting.
Chapter 5. Interviews: Moving Past the Predictable.
Part II: Writing Feature Articles.
Chapter 6. Action-Packed Writing.
Chapter 7. Strong Beginnings, Satisfying Endings.
Chapter 8. Anecdotes: The Color of Writing.
Chapter 9. The Structure of Writing.
Chapter 10. The Art and Style of Writing.
Part III: Creating Different Types of Feature Articles.
Chapter 11. The Wide, Wide World of Shorts.
Chapter 12. Picture This: The Profile Article.
Chapter 13. Real Life Dramas and Stories.
Chapter 14. How to Write How-to Articles.
Chapter 15. The Calendar-Content Connection.
Chapter 16. News Features, Trends and Issues.
Chapter 17. Writing to Inspire.
Chapter 18. Writing for the Business-to-Business Media.
Chapter 19. Writing for the Internet.
Part IV: Selling Feature Articles.
Chapter 20. Marketing Your Words.
Chapter 21. Writing Creative Query Letters.
Chapter 22. Copyrights and Wrongs.

Appendix:

Back to Basics.

Index

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