Feature writing for newspapers and magazines

the pursuit of excellence by Edward Jay Friedlander

Publisher: Harper & Row in New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementEdward Jay Friedlander, John Lee.
ContributionsLee, John, 1931-
LC ClassificationsPN4784.F37 F75 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 302 p. ;
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2400492M
ISBN 100060422041
LC Control Number87030634

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A text for undergraduate feature-writing classes, also useful for freelance writers. Award-winning newspaper and magazine features illustrate writing principles in chapters on getting ideas, differences between the magazine article and the newspaper feature, interviewing, marketing articles, and wri/5.

From the Back Cover. Feature Writing for Newspapers and Magazines: The Pursuit of Excellence, 6/e. Edward Jay Friedlander, University of South Florida. John Lee, University of Memphis.

Using experience-driven advice and compelling articles from scores of newspaper and magazine writers, Feature Writing for Newspapers and Magazines shows how award-winning /5(25). A text for undergraduate feature-writing classes, also useful for freelance writers.

Award-winning newspaper and magazine features illustrate writing principles in chapters on. Magazines will often give former interns a chance to write for them in the future as well. Read Magazines: It is important that you gain an understanding of the style of magazine journalism.

It is different than writing for a daily newspaper, and the best way for you to familiarize yourself with it is to read. Many people think of writing for newspapers when they think of writing feature articles.

But the well-written factual story has its place in a host of publications: inflight magazines, corporate newsletters, publications put out by your local council or your union, to name a few.

It includes advice and examples from award-winning writers of whom have won the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing. World-class writing examples, extensive updates and timely tips from some of America's best feature and magazine writers have made this the premier book in its field for more than two decades.

There is just a concise, clearly written, knowledgeable little book filled with practical, ready-to-use insider tips on writing and selling good, solid feature articles to newspapers and magazines. It serves equally well as a guide to writing for the online s: 2.

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Writing for magazines is a great way to learn a lot about how publishing works, what it’s like to have your content edited, and how to hone your craft. To be sure, there is no formula for getting published, but reading stories of what other writers have been through will help you glean things that may be relevant for your own writing.

Most newspaper articles break down into two categories: News articles; Feature articles; You will also find opinion pieces, like editorials and book and movie reviews. But this lesson deals strictly with news and feature articles. Here's how you can tell the difference between a news story and a feature.

a no-nonsense guide to the world of writing articles for online markets, magazines, newspapers, and more. Order it from our shop and get a great discount. Scott Atkinson is a features writer for The Flint Journal and teaches writing at the University of Michigan–Flint.

Thanks for visiting The Writer’s Dig blog. A person who writes a story in a newspaper is called a newspaper writer or story writer. Other jobs in terms of working in newspapers are journalists, editors, sub.

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Download books for free. Find books. 32 The purpose of feature writing In the previous chapter, we touched on using the news media as an informational tool to achieve your organization’s communication goals.

One useful writing material is a feature article. Features are more in-depth than traditional news stories and go beyond providing the most important facts. This column is excerpted from Create Your Writer Platform, from Writer’s Digest Books. Article writing can be great for your career as a writer: nothing bad can come from writers trying to sell content to magazines, newspapers and websites.

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