Writing for Magazines: A Beginner's Guide

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A practical introduction to what a magazine writer does. The book explores the best magazines for beginning writers, how to get ideas, finding the time to write, setting goals, how to defeat writer's block, and more. The author gives you examples of effective magazine articles, covers the basics of grammar and style, and provides "Jumpstart" exercises to get a writer going.

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Writing for Magazines is a practical introduction to what a magazine writer does. The book explores the best magazines for beginning writers, how to think like a writer, how to get ideas, how to find the time to write, how to set goals, how to acquire the tools of a writer, and how to defeat writer's block. The author then shows you where to go from there: from the first draft and revision to the basics of grammar and the development of your style to the mailing of your first article. Along the way, Writing for Magazines gives you examples of magazine articles that are effective and enjoyable to read. Also included is advice from editors on how to get published and information about resources that can aid you as a new writer. At the end of every chapter, you will find "Jumpstart" exercises to get you started writing. Whether you want to write for magazines as a career or as a sideline, Writing for Magazines can help you achieve your goals.

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