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Writing the feature article.

Walter Allan Steigleman

Writing the feature article.

by Walter Allan Steigleman

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

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  • Authorship.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN147 .S75
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 435 p.
    Number of Pages435
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17762434M

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      Rule #1 for writing a good article: minimize your barrier to entry. Make it easy for your reader to be drawn in. A large opening paragraph at the start of an article is a huge barrier to entry. the importance of writing as a communication skill, I urge you to con-sider this class as a gift and make the most of it. But writing is hard, and writing in college may resemble playing a familiar game by com-pletely new rules (that often are unstated). This chapter is designed to introduce you to what academic writing is like, and hopefully ease.


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Writing the feature article by Walter Allan Steigleman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Select a format for the article. Feature articles don’t have a specific formula the way in which hard news articles do. You don’t have to stick to the “inverted pyramid” type of writing that conveys the “who, what, where, when and why” of the report.

Rather, select a more inventive method to write a tale. Some possible formats can. The Secret To Writing Stronger Feature Articles BY SCOTT ATKINSON Find the narrative tension hidden in your story, and you can turn a run-of-the-mill assignment into the kind of feature piece that leaves editors—and readers—clamoring for more.

The colloquium featured five L2 writing researchers who discussed some of the important currents that have, over the last decade, shaped the field of second language writing. Read more Article. Tips on Writing a Good Feature for Magazines. There are different types of article writing: persuasive feature article, opinion and entertainment articles, biographical and news articles, etc.

Depending on the type required, the general structure of an article varies. However, it is advised to adhere to the standard order. There’s more about writing great book reports if you are interested.

But one of the hot tips for writing a feature article is to get rid of that old “paragraph style” and go for fast-paced, edgy writing with an exciting lead that means your reader can’t do anything but keep on reading.

Hot Headings. Always remember you will be writing your feature within a word count Typical word counts are words (column), (one page), 1, (DPS), 2, (3-page feature). Your editor will give you a word count and if you are writing for money you will stick to it unless you don’t want another commission.

Feature Ledes. Hard-news ledes need to get all the important points of the story—the who, what, where, when, why, and how—into the very first sentence. Feature ledes, sometimes called delayed ledes, unfold more slowly. They allow the writer to tell a story in a more traditional, narrative way.

In reading a trade paperback on freelance writing, the author referenced "Feature and Magazine Writing: Action, Angle, and Anecdotes". Working as an adjunct business professor out of curiosity I picked up an electronic copy out of our university library. Having taught from a number of textbooks most are like chewing leather with less s: 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. 7 tips for writing feature articles. Feature articles reflect the human experience, whereas news stories report on current events.

Feature articles focus on an event or a person, and they take the reader on a journey, giving them a glimpse into the truth behind a subject. Here’s how to write an effective and engaging feature article.

Writing Feature Articles presents clear and engaging advice for students and young professionals on working as a freelance feature writer. This fifth edition not only covers producing content for print, but also for digital platforms and online. Mary Hogarth offers comprehensive guidance on every aspect of feature writing, from having the initial idea and conducting market and subject research.

Writing Feature Articles Fourth edition Brendan Hennessy AMSTERDAM • BOSTON • HEIDELBERG • LONDON • NEW YORK • OXFORD PARIS • SAN DIEGO • SAN FRANCISCO • SINGAPORE • SYDNEY • TOKYO Focal Press is an imprint of Elsevier 10/7/05 AM Page iii. BOOK NOW. This two-day News and Feature Writing course covers the fundamental introduction to applying your writing to a range of styles, covering the essentials of article structure, style and vocabulary.

With companies and organisations focusing on content marketing, this course will equip you to write clear and engaging copy. Writing Feature Articles book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Hennessy's classic text tells you everything you need to kn /5. Writing Feature Articles presents clear and engaging advice for students and young professionals on working as a freelance feature writer.

This fifth edition not only covers producing content for print, but also for digital platforms and online. Mary Hogarth offers comprehensive guidance on every aspect of feature writing, from having the initial idea and conducting market and subject research.

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 story.

Feature articles can be informative, entertaining, persuasive, or simply satisfy the reader's curiosity about a particular topic. A feature article may provide more information about an important issue, offer an opinion about current affairs, or simply present a personal or humorous perspective on modern day life.

You can write effective introductions by using any of the following six methods. These methods work regardless of whether you’re writing introductions for an article, a report, an essay, or a research paper. I also include an example to help you see each of the ways to write an introduction in action.

Method #1: Start With A Question. Secondly, I do not agree that the book does not sufficiently cover newspaper and magazine writing. The endless possibilities of feature writing are displayed throughout the book with great examples from all sorts of media.

This is the best book on the subject of feature writing that I Reviews: 7. Writing a feature article: here is the process I went through to create this piece.

Preparation. Choose a topic; Brainstorm ideas; Decide a basic paragraph plan & sequence for your ideas. Writing – a step by step guide. HEADLINE + SUB-HEADING. BYLINE (journalist’s name) INTRODUCE AN IDEA = try to grab the readers’ attention from the get go.Looking for some tips on writing a good feature for magazines?

The key to writing a good feature article is to select the proper venue for your article and then to write the article directed at .feature writing lecturers, John Hurst, who generously lent me his own extensive work on the area, and Sybil Nolan and Muriel Porter, who both read the manuscript and made valuable comments.

I would like to Acknowledgements vii Writing Feature Stories -pages 1/12/03 PM Page vii.