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The Art and Craft of Feature Writing : Based on the Wall Street Journal Guide
by William E. Blundell


Overview - 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.
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Overview
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.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780452261587
  • ISBN-10: 0452261589
  • Publisher: Plume Books
  • Publish Date: November 1988
  • Page Count: 259
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 7.98 x 5.3 x 0.73 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.52 pounds


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