New writers desire to break into the feature writing market, but many of them need practical ideas on executing a plan. "Featurewriting.Net" guides them from the origin of the idea to suggestions for sources in the Internet age, to strategies on developing the article. Nearly 100 specific ideas for timeless feature articles are included. New writers and experienced ones will find this book light hearted and filled with suggestions to help them snag a feature article assignment. It guides them through the basics of good writing and finding how to make the article sing. Additionally, writers will be coached on how to use the Internet to gather feature-oriented information. This book does not assume an established level of writing expertise, but takes the novice from square one through the creation of successful finished products. Examples of feature writing are included in each chapter and students are directed to analyse, critique, and model their own writing on these examples.
Michael Ray Smith