Tag Archives: Journalism

Make a Name for Yourself: Be a Columnist

If you are in a professional field, being a columnist for a publication will offer immense benefits for you. Each professional field is flooded today, as we become more and more of an over-credentialed society. Those who stand out in … Continue reading

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Feature Articles about People are Popular

Features about people are always in demand. We are naturally curious, and we love to read about other people who do interesting things. It’s uncommon to find people who don’t like to talk about themselves, if they have interesting lives. … Continue reading

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Feature Articles: Get These Ten Great Ideas!

I discuss ten popular topics of feature articles in my book, Beginners’ Guide to Writing & Selling Quality Features, that I wrote several years ago when I taught journalism. I will list them here. These are especially suitable for local … Continue reading

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Feature Articles: A Fun Way to Write and Publish

When I first started this blog, I wrote posts about feature writing, culled from my award-winning book, Beginners’ Guide to Writing & Selling Quality Features. This book is a classic and has been in print since 1990. Adults, students, people … Continue reading

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Learn These Easy Steps to Become a Great Wordsmith!

You can be a great wordsmith! You don’t have to be naturally creative to become one. All you need is Selma Glasser’s classic book The Analogy Book of Related Words: Your Secret Shortcut to Power Writing. I don’t usually review … Continue reading

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Book Publisher Finds Beauty and Solace in Poetry and Art

After a career as an international journalist, Rick Black has found beauty and solace in poetry book publishing and art. Black, of Arlington, VA, a book artist and poet, is the founder of Turtle Light Press. Over the past few … Continue reading

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Feature Writers: Make Your Work Publishable and Praised by Readers

When you write for newspapers and magazines, you must always consider whether your article is not only likely to be published by editors, but if it will be praised by readers. Popularity of writers leads to more writing assignments for … Continue reading

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