Writing Feature Articles

Paperback | November 1, 2005

byBrendan HennessyEditorBrendan Hennessy

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Hennessy's classic text tells you everything you need to know about writing successful features. You will learn how to formulate and develop ideas and how to shape them to fit different markets.

Now in its fourth edition, Writing Feature Articles has been fully revised and updated to take into account the changing requirements of journalism and media courses. You will also discover how to exploit new technology for both researching and writing online.

Learn step-by-step how to plan, research and write articles for a wide variety of 'popular', 'quality' and specialist publications. Discover more and make the advice stick by completing the tasks and reading the keen analysis of extracts from the best of today's writing.

Packed with inspirational advice in a friendly, highly readable style, this guide is a must-have for practising and aspiring journalists and writers.

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Hennessy's classic text tells you everything you need to know about writing successful features. You will learn how to formulate and develop ideas and how to shape them to fit different markets.Now in its fourth edition, Writing Feature Articles has been fully revised and updated to take into account the changing requirements of journa...

As a staff journalist early in his career he worked on magazines in various editorial posts including Chief Subeditor and Assistant Editor on Country Life. As a London-based freelance he concentrated on articles on the arts, interviews and reviews for various newspapers, including The Times and The Guardian, and for various magazine, i...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:November 1, 2005Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0240516915

ISBN - 13:9780240516912

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Table of Contents

Getting organized; From idea to publication; The world of ideas; Studying the print market; Subjects and treatments; The commissioning and the editing; Ways of finding out; Researching and writing online; Creating the best order; Making a coherent whole; Developing writing techniques; The style for the purpose; Illustrating with impact; Writing publicity; Interview features and profiles; The regular columnist; The reviewer; The specialists; Selling overseas; Law and ethics

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"If you want to set yourself up as an freelance writer of feature articles then here is a book that will give you plenty of solid, professional advice." - Writing Magazine The best edition so far, I've bought the previous two editions of this book and they were good, this one is by far the best. Excellent!Customer review, Amazon.co.uk, November 11, 2005 Reviews of previous editions:"The best book ever on article writing."James Gracie, Writer's Monthly "My 'Bible'! This was my primary reference source when I was self-teaching myself to become a writer. I have subsequently had over 12,000 words and 260 pictures published in 20 UK leisure and lifestyle magazines seen by approximately 2.5 million readers."Customer review, Amazon.co.uk "I would recommend this to intermediate level writers - those who are not complete beginners, but not seasoned professionals either. They will benefit most."Customer review, Amazon.co.uk