A Practical Introduction
- Susan Pape - University of Leeds, Trinity & All Saints
- Sue Featherstone - Sheffield Hallam University, UK
This book provides a practical and richly informative introduction to feature writing and the broader context in which features journalists operate.
As well as covering the key elements and distinctive features that constitute good feature writing, Feature Writing: A Practical Introduction also offers a rich resource of real life examples, case studies, and exercises.
Authors Susan Pape and Sue Featherstone have drawn on their considerable shared experience to provide a solid and engaging grounding in the principles and practice of feature writing.
This book will be invaluable for trainee feature writers.
Students have enjoyed exploring the techniques in producing different types of editorial content, as detailed within this book. The publication has proved particularly effective in the first year.
This book is a great teaching tool, and it will be used as an essential reading material.
This highly readable book has a wide appeal including to those on pre-university courses relating to journalism. It covers interview techniques and a range of writing skills which are invaluable to budding journalists. Library copies are already on order and I will recommend this book to my students.