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Effective feature writing

Clay Schoenfeld

Effective feature writing

how to write articles that sell.

by Clay Schoenfeld

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authorship.,
  • Feature writing.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN147 .S27
    The Physical Object
    Pagination429 p.
    Number of Pages429
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5794072M
    LC Control Number60005707
    OCLC/WorldCa1291313


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schoenfeld, Clay, Effective feature writing. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, ©   The Complete Guide to Article Writing, a no-nonsense guide to the world of writing articles for online markets, magazines, newspapers, and more.

Order it from our shop and get a great discount. Scott Atkinson is a features writer for The Flint Journal and teaches writing at the University of Michigan–Flint. Thanks for visiting The Writer’s. Effective Feature Writing: How to Write Articles That Sell [Schoenfeld, Clarence A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Effective Feature Writing: How to Write Articles That SellAuthor: Clarence A. Schoenfeld. Feature articles are a way to make readers understand the human experience better.

Unlike hard news, features are more detailed. It can bring an issue to light by evoking empathy with the readers. Learn how to write an effective features article here. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schoenfeld, Clay, Effective feature writing. New York, Harper [] (OCoLC) Document Type.

The Art and Craft of Feature Writing, William Blundell, Plume, (Note: While somewhat dated, this book explicitly frames a strategy for approaching the kinds of research-based, public affairs features this course encourages.) Writing as Craft and Magic (second edition), Carl Sessions Stepp,Oxford University Press.

Feature writing is the primary form of writing that Concordia’s student newspaper produces. The students will learn the steps of writing an effective feature story including interviewing, taking notes, writing the lead, and deciding on an overall theme to the piece.

These skills the students will use repeatedly over the course of the year. Experiences in school leave some people with the impression that good writing simply means writing that contains no bad mistakes—that is, no errors of grammar, punctuation or r, good writing is much more than just correct writing.

Good writing responds to the interests and needs of its intended audience and at the same time, reflects the writer's Author: Richard Nordquist.

reporting, subediting and feature writing, as well as in making the tea and buying a birthday present for the boss’s wife. If you’re even luckier the work placement might lead to a staff job. If your objective is freelance feature writing, a staff job for a while will enable you to build a network of contacts.

The job is more likely to be sub. An increased emphasis on online feature writing includes a thoroughly revised examination of Internet-assisted research and looks at the burgeoning new market for freelance writers—Internet writing.; Includes biographies of three new Pulitzer winners for feature writing—Andrea Elliott of The New York Times (), Gene Weingarten of The Washington Post Magazine (), and /5(5).

THE EFFECTIVE FEATURE WRITER 1. Is a keen observer; 2. Has an analytical mind; 3. Is a wide reader; 4. Is a frequent writer; 5. Clearly presents the message; 6. Is eloquent or able to express ideas in a grand manner; and 7. Is a master of language. THE STAGES OF WRITING A FEATURE 1. PRE-WRITING 2.

WRITING 3. FEATURE WRITING Think of the Feature Story as a news story written like a piece of short fiction 6. FEATURE WRITING You must combine the rigors of factual reporting with the creative freedom of short-story writing 7. FEATURE WRITING Readers would have to read the whole story to understand it 8.

Feature writing seems to fall somewhere in between straight news and short stories. There are many types of feature stories. Features can be classified in several broad categories.

There is the "color piece" that describes a scene, or sheds light on a theme. Another is the "fly on the wall" piece in which events are shown candidly as if the.

Tips for writing a features article Don't worry if you have never written an article before, read some top tips for people who are brand new to Author: Guardian Staff.

Feature Writing: Where do I begin. Writing an effective feature story. A unit that explores the writing of the feature story in-depth and looks at the different types of feature stories — profiles, backgrounders, etc.

Students write a draft and a final paper as part of the unit. How to teach students to use all five senses to gather detail. All guides» Agile guides. Writing Effective User Stories. A User Story describes a feature, or requirement, that is to be implemented and is independent of a specific tool (i.e.

JIRA, Rally, Trello, etc.). User stories are employed in various Agile frameworks including Scrum, Kanban, and Extreme Programming. Screenwriting Basics: How to Write an Effective Montage. By Ken Miyamoto Ma Blog, Writing a montage in your feature or pilot.

The key is to convey those visuals and moments in the most simple and effective way so that the reader can quickly envision them as they move along with the story. Feature articles; You will also find opinion pieces, like editorials and book and movie reviews. But this lesson deals strictly with news and feature articles.

Here's how you can tell the difference between a news story and a feature story. News articles cover the basics of current events.

They answer the questions: who, what, where, how, and when. Book Review Guidelines Characteristics of a good review: The review should introduce the reader to the book's content and focus on the subject of the book being reviewed.

• Include an exposition of how the book fits into the current thinking on the subject (e.g., a novel. A feature can trail off like a news story or it can be concluded with a climax.

Often, a feature ends where the lead started, with a single person or event. [Summarized from Bruce Itule & Douglas Anderson, News Writing and Reporting for Today’s Media. Nowhere is this more important than in business writing. If you look at effective business communications (which includes emails, letters, notices, faxes, reports, and proposals, among others) you will find these seven common attributes: 7 Essential Characteristics Of Effective Business Writing Effective business writing: Uses plain language.

HSC / High school English tips and guide to writing and "designing" a great feature article - see more at :). The Product Manager is the content authority at the Program Backlog level, hence they are the ultimate owners. However, one of the nice influences Lean UX has brought to SAFe is a real emphasis of “collaborative design”.

In avoiding the waste of knowledge handoff, the best people to work through the majority of the detail (including. Beginning feature writers often wonder how much of each ingredient to include.

In hard news writing, the answer is easy: Keep the story short, sweet, and to the point. But features are meant to be longer and to tackle their topics in greater depth and detail.

So how much detail, description, and background information is too much—or too little. Read the lesson on feature story formatting, Feature Story: Definition, Format & Examples, to learn more about writing effective and engaging feature. Building on the success of the first edition, Effective Academic Writing, Second Edition is now a four-level practical skills course with a new Introductory Level, more academic content, a colourful design, and digital resources for teachers and students.

Each unit guides the student through the structured writing process with plenty of full colour illustrations, examples, and exercises to. Steps in Writing a Summary: Initially, summary writing can seem like a challenging task. It requires careful reading and reflective thinking about the article.

Most of us, however, tend to skim read without focused reflection, but with time and effort, the steps listed here can help you become an effective summary writer. Read the articleFile Size: KB.

What are the Features of Effective Writing. The five Features of Effective Writing are focus, organization, support and elaboration, grammatical conventions, and style. Thesis Focus Focus is the topic/subject/thesis established by the writer in response to the writing task.

The. Most of the news writing advice applies equally to features, although the intro and structure will be different. Feature is a broad term. Some. How to write catchy headlines. Too often the headline is the most neglected part of writing an article. People just gloss over it without taking much time to consider it.

In their minds, it’s the cherry on top. No, friends; it’s not. The headline is the sundae. I sometimes deliberate over titles for 30–60 minutes before settling on one. As emerging scholars, perfecting the craft of writing is an essential component of developing as graduate students, and yet resources for.

This book provides a practical and richly informative introduction to feature writing and the broader context in which features journalists operate.

As well as covering the key elements and distinctive features that constitute good feature writing, the book also offers a rich resource of real life examples, case studies and exercises. Principles of Effective Writing In addition to attending this lecture, other things you can do to become a better writer: Read, pay attention, and imitate.

Let go of “academic” writing habits (deprogramming step!) Talk about your research before trying to write about it. Develop a thesaurus for the right word rather than settlingFile Size: KB. The colloquium featured five L2 writing researchers who discussed some of the important currents that have, over the last decade, shaped the field of second language writing.

Read more ArticleAuthor: Olusola Oyero. FIVE ELEMENTS OF EFFECTIVE WRITING 1. CENTRAL IDEA This element of good writing involves focusing on a clear, manageable idea, argument, or thesis around which to organize your material.

It includes selecting subordinate ideas that support and reinforce your central Size: KB. The Art and Craft of Feature Writing, William Blundell, Plume, (Note: While somewhat dated, this book explicitly frames a strategy for approaching the kinds of research-based, public affairs features this course encourages.) Writing as Craft and Magic (second edition), Carl Sessions Stepp,Oxford University Press.

On Writing WellFile Size: KB. “A book is simply the container of an idea—like a bottle; what is inside the book is what matters.” —Angela Carter “I almost always urge people to write in the first person. Writing is an act of ego and you might as well admit it.” —William Zinsser “When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people, not.