Writing for Magazines: A Beginner's Guide / Edition 2

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Overview

Popular with aspiring magazine writers as well as writing students, this complete guide provides tips on writing style, handling submissions, and dealing with contracts and agreements. Writing for Magazines includes practical, proven advice on everything from basic rules of grammar to the business aspects of publishing. The new edition incorporates sections on using the Internet in marketing and writing, new samples of query letters, samples of excellent articles from high-profile magazines, and more writing exercises to help students hone their skills.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072864915
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 6/25/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,378,471
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1: So You Want to be a Magazine Writer?

Chapter 2: The Wonderful World of Magazines

Chapter 3: What's the Big Idea?

Chapter 4: What Do I Do with This Article?

Chapter 5: You Can't Hit Anything If You Don't Aim at it

Chapter 6: So Much to Write, So Little Time

Chapter 7: A Writer's Tool

Chapter 8: Getting Started

Chapter 9: Writing the Article

Chapter 10: The Mechanics of Writing

Chapter 11: Writing that Shines

Chapter 12: Writer's Block

Chapter 13: The Business and Legal Side of Writing

Chapter 14: A Potpourri of New Writer Concerns

Chapter 15: Twenty Ways to Not Get Published
Appendix: Resources for Writers
Glossary
Index
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