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Author Levenson, Ellie, author

Title Creativity and feature writing : how to get hundreds of new ideas every day / Ellie Levenson
Published London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 172 pages)
Contents How to get ideas -- What is an idea? -- Getting ideas from objects -- The Lego example -- Getting ideas from your own life and the lives of your friends and family -- Getting ideas from the news -- Getting ideas from other (non news) articles, including books, leaflets, the internet and any other printed matter -- The stylist magazine example -- Getting ideas from people you don't know, places you've not been and things you haven't done before -- Getting ideas from press releases, and from direct contact with charities and press officers -- Part 2. You've got an idea, now what? -- Finding a hook -- Key components of your article -- Pitching and writing your article -- Appendix: Ideas!
Summary Creativity and Feature Writing explores how to generate ideas in feature writing. Using clear explanations, examples and exercises, experienced feature writer and teacher Ellie Levenson highlights how feature writers, editors and bloggers can generate ideas and how to turn these into published, paid for articles. A variety of approaches to idea generation are explored including getting feature ideas from:objects, your own life and the lives of othersthe news and non-news articles, including books, leaflets, the internet and any other printed matterpress releases, and from direct contact with charities and press officersnew people, new places and new experiences.The book draws on a range of tips from practicing journalists and editors and displays case studies of example features to chart ideas from conception to publication
Notes Includes index
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Subject Feature writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Journalism -- Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1138799637
1138799661
1315755963
1317628748 (electronic bk.)
9781138799639
9781138799660
9781315755960
9781317628743 (electronic bk.)