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The Magazine Writer's Handbook
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An expanded and updated revision of the already comprehensive first edition, The Magazine Writer’s Handbook offers insightful strategies addressing virtually every aspect of writing a magazine article for publication. Designed to be useful for both experienced magazine writers and those seeking to break into the magazine-writing industry, this handbook provides an exhaustive step-by-step approach taking the reader through every stage of the publication process. From targeting the right publication to constructing a professional article, and from dealing with legal considerations to working with editors, the revised edition of The Magazine Writer’s Handbook will be an indispensable addition to any writer’s desk. Extensively published in popular trade magazines, the authors dispense their knowledge in this handbook to help writers of all levels see their work published.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. CONTENTS
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Preface to the Second Edition
  2. pp. ix-xi
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  1. Introduction: Three Keys to Successful Magazine Writing
  2. pp. 3-6
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  1. PART I. The Magazine as Marketplace
  2. p. 7
  1. 1. What a Magazine Really Is
  2. pp. 9-21
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  1. 2. How to Study Magazines as Markets
  2. pp. 22-37
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  1. 3. How to Pick the Right Magazines to Be Your Markets
  2. pp. 38-44
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  1. PART II. The Article as Marketable Property
  2. p. 45
  1. 4. There's More to Writing Than Typing
  2. pp. 47-49
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  1. 5. Ten Standard Article Formats
  2. pp. 50-83
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  1. 6. The Four Elements of a Good Article
  2. pp. 84-98
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  1. 7. The Three Standard Writing Techniques
  2. pp. 99-112
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  1. 8. The Five Commandments No Pro Forgets
  2. pp. 113-121
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  1. PART III. How to Sell Your Article Ideas
  2. p. 123
  1. 9. How to Write a Dynamite Query Letter
  2. pp. 125-139
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  1. 10. Sales Tactics
  2. pp. 140-153
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  1. PART IV. How to Write Your Article
  2. p. 155
  1. 11. Research, Research, Research
  2. pp. 157-170
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  1. 12. Power Interviewing
  2. pp. 171-189
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  1. 13. Writing the First Draft
  2. pp. 190-203
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  1. 14. Good Writing = Rewriting
  2. pp. 204-226
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  1. PART V. How to Be a Pro
  2. p. 227
  1. 15. The Writer and the Law
  2. pp. 229-244
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  1. 16. Economics: The 3 Rs of Writing
  2. pp. 245-257
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  1. ILLUSTRATION CREDITS
  2. pp. 259-260
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  1. INDEX
  2. pp. 261-268
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