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Author Ricketson, Matthew, 1958-

Title Writing feature stories : how to research and write newspaper and magazine articles / Matthew Ricketson
Published Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, [2004]


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Description xvi, 284 pages ; 23 cm
regular print
Contents What exactly is a feature story? -- The variety of feature stories -- Crossing the bridge from media consumer to media practitioner -- Generating fresh story ideas -- Spend half an hour planning now, save half a day later -- Gathering the raw material -- The subtle and slippery art of interviewing -- Seeing things for yourself -- Finding the right structure for the story -- Leads, closes, and that big lump in the middle -- Wordcraft -- Editing your story and working with editors -- Looking ahead to literary journalism
Summary A practical guide to all aspects of feature writing for journalists and freelance writers. Explains how to: generate fresh ideas, organise your time efficiently, gather factual and personal information, sift and sort raw material, find the best way to tell a story, edit and proof read your work, and more
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also published as an electronic book (Etitle) by James Bennett Pty. Ltd., in 2004 with ISBN 1741152860
Subject Feature stories.
Journalism -- Authorship.
Feature writing.
Author Vine, Josie (Lecturer)
James Bennett Pty. Ltd
LC no. 2005440894
ISBN 1865087327
Other Titles How to research and write newspaper and magazine articles