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Journalist's Craft : Writing Better Stories - 02 edition

Journalist`s Craft : Writing Better Stories (ISBN10: 1581152221; ISBN13: 9781581152227)
ISBN13: 978-1581152227
ISBN10: 1581152221

Summary: This inspiring collection of 19 essays from veteran news writers explains how to weave storytelling skills into nonfiction narratives. Journalists of all backgrounds and levels of experience will discover dozens of exercises that have been tested successfully in newsrooms, workshops, and classrooms, and will cover everything from the fundamentals of reporting, writing and revising to more specialized elements like creating rhythm, cadence, and voice; employing dialog
ue and scene-building; and such devices as foreshadowing, symbols, and metaphors. Contributors are all veteran journalists, including Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down, and several Pulitzer Prize-winners. This is the perfect guide for anyone who wants to take his or her writing skills to a more engaging, professional level.
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Summary: This inspiring collection of 19 essays from veteran news writers explains how to weave storytelling skills into nonfiction narratives. Journalists of all backgrounds and levels of experience will discover dozens of exercises that have been tested successfully in newsrooms, workshops, and classrooms, and will cover everything from the fundamentals of reporting, writing and revising to more specialized elements like creating rhythm, cadence, and voice; employing dialogue and scene-building; and such devices as foreshadowing, symbols, and metaphors. Contributors are all veteran journalists, including Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down, and several Pulitzer Prize-winners. This is the perfect guide for anyone who wants to take his or her writing skills to a more engaging, professional level. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 02
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Allworth Press
Published: 08/05/2008
International: No

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