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Feature Writing : Telling the Story - Stephen Tanner

Paperback Published: 16th October 2017
ISBN: 9780190304881
Number Of Pages: 408

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Feature Writing will teach the vital nuts-and-bolts of writing while demonstrating how to apply those skills across a range of styles. An analysis of the different types of writing, from columns to obituaries, provides students with the practical skills to apply themselves to any genre and opens up range of potential career opportunities. The third edition will show students the value of research and structure when writing stories, demonstrate how to navigate potential legal and ethical issues and teach them how to market their work. The book shares experiences from some of Australia's best-known journalists who reveal the challenges and strategies behind their award-winning feature writing.New to this edition:New Chapters:Digital FeaturesInvestigative JournalismPart C: Reviews includes new material across music, theatre, television, film, video games, books, interiors and makeovers.

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A wonderful, fantastic book for every journalist and writer and I started to fall in love for it, when I opened the package. It was another case of love at first..page... Highly recommended for sure! * Anna Maria Polidori, Articles and more (Alfemminile) *

IntroductionPart A: Mastering the TechniquesDigital FeaturesPreliminary WorkResearch the StoryInterviewingInterpreting Your DataDeveloping Writing TechniquesGetting into CharacterEthical ConcernsLegal PitfallsEditing and Polishing Your WorkSelling Your StoryProfilesPart B: Different StylesProfilesIssues-based FeaturesInvestigative JournalismSports FeaturesColumnsPart C: Reviews (with introduction)TravelFoodDrinkTelevision, film, video games and booksMusic and TheatreVisual and Decorative ArtsInteriors and MakeoversTechnologyMotor Vehicles

ISBN: 9780190304881
ISBN-10: 019030488X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 408
Published: 16th October 2017
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 19.68  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.84
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised

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