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The sports writing handbook

Author: Thomas Fensch
Publisher: Hillsdale, NJ : L. Erlbaum Associates, 1995.
Series: LEA's communication series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This revised edition covers the process of sports writing. Topics include: observation; interviewing techniques and various structures of articles; types of "leads"; and other style and technique  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Fensch
ISBN: 0805815287 9780805815283 0805815295 9780805815290
OCLC Number: 977229509
Description: xv, 257 pages : illustrations.
Contents: Contents: Preface. The Art of the Interview. The Art of Observation. Page One, Paragraph One -- Story Leads: Types and Techniques. Quick 'n' Dirty Guide to Sports Leads. Outlining and Transitions. Two Types of Article Structures: The Inverted Pyramid and the Diamond Structure. Other Structures. Techniques for Effective Endings. Guidelines for Writing About Women. Writing Advance Stories. Developing a Sports Feature From a Sports News Event. Writing the Investigative Sports Article. Writing Editorials, Opinion Articles, and Columns. Seven Common Stylistic Errors Sports Writers Should Avoid. End Note: "Football Minus Frills -- and Drills."
Series Title: LEA's communication series.
Responsibility: Thomas Fensch.

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