Feature Writing: A Practical Introduction / Edition 1

Feature Writing: A Practical Introduction / Edition 1

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Feature Writing: A Practical Introduction / Edition 1

This book provides a practical and richly informative introduction to feature writing and the broader context in which features journalists operate. As well as covering the key elements and distinctive features that constitute good feature writing, Feature Writing: A Practical Introduction also offers a rich resource of real life examples, case studies, and exercises. Authors Susan Pape and Sue Featherstone have drawn on their considerable shared experience to provide a solid and engaging grounding in the principles and practice of feature writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412908009
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 04/27/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

What is a feature?
Sourcing the feature
What features should contain
The difference between news and features
Language and structure
Different types of features
Writing personal columns
Writing reviews
Specialist features
Commissioning features
Why feature writers become feature writers

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