Magazine Article: How to Think It, Plan It, Write It

Magazine Article: How to Think It, Plan It, Write It

by Peter Jacobi
     
 

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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’

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253332653
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1997
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Peter P. Jacobi is Professor of Journalism at Indiana University. He is a consultant for magazines, a specialist in speech coaching and media training, and author of several books, including Writing with Style: The News Story and the Feature and The Messiah Book: The Life and Times of G. F. Handel’s Greatest Hit.

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