Writer's Digest Handbook of Magazine Article Writing
Publication Date: December 2004
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THE Guide to Writing and Selling Magazine Articles
This comprehensive, practical, how-to guide answers all of your questions about writing for magazines. In this all-new second edition of a best-selling classic, today's most successful freelance writers, including Robert Bly, Linda Formichelli, Kelly James-Enger, Jenna Glatzer, and others, provide up-to-date information on e-querying, writing for digital media, knowing your e-rights, and the core topics of magazine article writing. You'll learn how to:
- find and query article ideas
- plan your research and interviews
- identify potential markets
- structure the most common types of articles
- work with editors
- negotiate contracts
- sell reprint rights
- be a successful freelance writer
"Writer's Digest Handbook of Magazine Article Writing" contains everything you need to successfully break into this popular market or to continue developing your magazine writing skills.
Ben Yagoda is the author of About Town: The New Yorker and the World It Made, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and Will Rogers. He is coeditor, with Kevin Kerrane, of The Art of Fact: A Historical Anthology of Literary Journalism, and has written for The New York Times Magazine, The American Scholar, Esquire, and many other publications. Yagoda directs the journalism department at the University of Delaware, where he teaches nonfiction writing. He lives in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, with his wife and two daughters.