Effective Magazine Writing
Let Your Words Reach the World
By Roger Palms
(Shaw Books, Paperback, 9780877882114, 160pp.)
Publication Date: July 18, 2000
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Let your words reach the World
If you are a writer who wants to have an impact with your words in the Christian magazine market, this book is for you. The former editor of Decision magazine, Palms helps you take stock of your gifts and use the to creatively minister to others.
Giving a clear understanding of each step in the magazine process, Palm describes how to work with editors, write a query letter, and conduct interviews. He demonstrates how to find ideas, develop each draft, and overcome problems with grammar, tenses, story line, and voice. The book also addresses the ethical and legal side of writing, as well as understanding the diversity of readers in our every-changing culture.
Roger C. Palms (M.A., M. Div., D.D.) was the editor of Decision magazine for twenty-two years. He now writes for newspapers and magazines and has authored fourteen books. Palms teaches writing in colleges, seminaries, writers’ conferences and for the Billy Graham School of Evangelism.
“Roger Palms is the consummate pro, the freelancer a magazine editor keeps on speed dial. His advice to other writers is invaluable.” — Carolyn Curtis, editor, On Mission magazine
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