The Art and Craft of Feature Writing

The Art and Craft of Feature Writing

Based on the Wall Street Journal Guide

Book - 1988
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Penguin Putnam
Storytelling—how to catch and hold a reader’s interest through artful narration of factual material
 
William E. Blundell, one of the best writers on one of America's best-written papers—The Wall Street Journal—has put his famous Journal Feature-Writing Seminars into this step-by-step guide for turning out great articles. Filled with expert instruction on a complex art, it provides beginners with a systematic approach to feature writing and deftly teaches old pros some new tricks about:
 
·         How and where to get ideas
·         What readers like and don’t like
·         Adding energy and interest to tired topics
·         Getting from first ideas to finish article
·         The rules of organization
·         How—and whom—to quote and paraphrase
·         Wordcraft, leads, and narrative flow
·         Self-editing and notes on style
 
… plus many sample feature articles.

Baker & Taylor
Covers topic selection story dimensions, organization, and editing

Publisher: New York : New American Library, c1988
ISBN: 9780452261587
0452261589
Characteristics: xii, 259 p. ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Wall Street journal

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