Write to Publish
Writing feature articles for magazines, newspapers, and corporate and community publications
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A handy guide for freelancers and novice journalists to writing feature articles.
Write to Publish is the ideal guide for anyone who wants to see their articles in print. Whether you want to make a living as a freelance journalist, edit a newsletter, or contribute occasional articles to a small publication, it gives you all the information you need to get started.
Vin Maskell and Gina Perry have compiled a complete overview to the process of writing an article-from the initial idea, to research, writing, editing, and finding a publisher.
Write to Publish features interviews with experienced writers, editors and journalists who provide tips and rare insights into the world of feature writing. It also includes information on the business side of freelance writing. Practical exercises at the end of each chapter offer the reader the chance to develop and extend writing and editing skills.
Write to Pulish can be used by students as a text in a writing class, by writers working as freelancers, or by those who want to start writing for publication.
Authors Vin Maskell and Gina Perry have extensive experience as freelance writers. Between them they have worked in suburban newspapers, in corporate journalism as well being published widely in national and state newspapers and magazines. Vin Maskell's articles have appeared in The Australian and The Age, and he is editor of Rhythms magazines. Gina Perry's articles have been published in the Herald-Sun, The Sunday Age and numerous corporate publications. She is psychology writer for For Me and Womens Health magazine. Both teach in the TAFE Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing at Victoria University in Melbourne.
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Table Of Contents:
1 Writing feature articles
2 Being a professional writer
3 Studying the marketplace
4 Good ideas
5 Types of articles
7 Writing skills
9 Drafting and crafting
10 The top and the tail of the story
11 Adding value to your story
12 Presenting and selling your work
13 You are a published writer
Appendix i - Selected articles
Appendix ii - Answers to exercises
Appendix iii - Legal and ethical issues
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