Due to the weather, it may take a few extra days to process orders. Thank you all for your patience. Stay safe and warm!

The Art and Craft of Feature Writing: Based on The Wall Street Journal Guide

$9.00 USD

– Sold Out

Notify me when this product is available:

Storytelling—how to catch and hold a reader’s interest through artful narration of factual material

William E. Blundell, one of the best writers on one of America's best-written papers—The Wall Street Journal—has put his famous Journal Feature-Writing Seminars into this step-by-step guide for turning out great articles. Filled with expert instruction on a complex art, it provides beginners with a systematic approach to feature writing and deftly teaches old pros some new tricks about:

  • How and where to get ideas
  • What readers like and don’t like
  • Adding energy and interest to tired topics
  • Getting from first ideas to finish article
  • The rules of organization
  • How—and whom—to quote and paraphrase
  • Wordcraft, leads, and narrative flow
  • Self-editing and notes on style
  • … plus many sample feature articles.
Author: William E. Blundell
Publisher:‎ Plume
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0452261589
ISBN-13: 978-0452261587
Paperback: 272 pages