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Author: Michelle Ruberg; Writer's Digest Books (Firm)
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, 2005.
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This book is the only resource writers need for all of their questions on how to: brainstorm creative article ideas; find the right magazine for their work; and keep editors coming back for more!
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Writer's Digest handbook of magazine article writing.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, 2005
(DLC) 2004043079
(OCoLC)56324699
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Ruberg; Writer's Digest Books (Firm)
ISBN: 9781582976877 1582976872
OCLC Number: 463292457
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (248 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Finding ideas --
Great ways to generate ideas --
Idea matrix --
The art of anniversaries --
Evergreen topics --
Look for ideas in new ways --
Editors and ideas --
2. Querying --
Know the magazine --
Writing effective query letters --
Other query considerations --
E-querying --
Final e-query suggestions --
Take cover --
Follow-up queries --
3. Selling reprints and rewrites --
Reprints --
Finding markets for your reprints --
Sending your original article --
Writing a reprint cover letter --
Making changes to your original --
Rewrites --
Looking from the rights perspective --
How to set yourself up for a reprint --
4. Finding markets --
Magazine most open to new writers --
A growing market --
Writing for local vs. national publications --
Markets to consider --
Women's magazines --
Trade journals --
Travel writing --
Custom publications --
History magazines --
Health magazines --
Home and garden magazines --
In-flight magazines --
Ethnic magazines --
Children's magazines --
E-publishing --
5. Researching --
Tackling any topic --
Finding experts --
Making your research go the distance --
Organizing information --
6. Interviewing --
Interviewing strategy --
Scheduling interviews --
Conducting the interview --
Handling difficult interviews --
E-interviews --
Putting it all together --
7. Avoiding problems --
Foolproofing your process --
Avoiding plagiarism --
Libel --
Rules for quoting --
A final check --
8. Writing techniques and revision --
The overview --
Focus and structure, in depth --
How to craft a successful lead --
Write to grab readers' attention --
Using anecdotes --
Ending your article --
Revising before submitting --
Rewriting your article --
Writing for digital media --
9. How to write common articles --
Writing profiles --
Writing the roundup article --
Writing templates --
How to write how-to articles --
Service journalism --
Shorts, sidebars, and quizzes --
Art-of-living articles --
Crafting process for children's magazines --
10. Working with an editor --
You and your editor --
Keeping you editor --
Damage control --
Problem editors --
Writers editors hate --
11. Business and rights-related issues --
Make money writing --
Getting paid on time --
Finances and taxes --
Tax-deductible expenses --
Getting professional help --
Rights and the writer --
Contract negotiations --
Copyright --
Fair use --
The public domain --
A final word.
Other Titles: Handbook of magazine article writing
Responsibility: edited by Michelle Ruberg ; introduction by Ben Yagoda.

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A resource for questions on how to: brainstorm creative article ideas magazine editors will find irresistible; find the right magazine for your work; compose a professional, sophisticated query  Read more...

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