The Essential Feature: Writing for Magazines and Newspapers / Edition 1

The Essential Feature: Writing for Magazines and Newspapers / Edition 1

by Vicky Hay
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231068875

ISBN-13: 9780231068871

Pub. Date: 01/10/1991

Publisher: Columbia University Press

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

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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.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231068871
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
01/10/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
289
Product dimensions:
6.92(w) x 9.98(h) x 0.76(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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