As a practical, how-to guide, this text illuminates the process of writing and selling non-fiction magazine pieces by stressing analytical reading skills. Its enthusiastic tone, informal style, and lively examples encourage students to develop the refined professionalism and grace that marks good magazine writing. Instructions cover the entire process of writing and selling an article, from conception to publication.
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Table of Contents
1. What Makes a Magazine Writer? 2. Good Writing From Good Reading. 3. The Market for Magazine Articles. 4. Choosing a Topic. 5. Types of Articles. 6. The Query Letter. 7. Making a Significant Point. 8. Finding Facts in the Library. 9. Finding Facts by Interviewing. 10. The First Draft. 11. Leads and Conclusion. 12. Illustrating with Anecdotes. 13. Style and Tone. 14. Rewriting for Quality. 15. The Case History of a Magazine Article. 16. Writer-Editor Relationship. 17. Law and the Writer. Appendices. Professional Articles. Student Articles. Sources. Selected Bibliography.