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Description - Freelance Writing for Newspapers by Jill Dick

With staff cutbacks across the whole of the newspaper industry, the role of freelances is essential and their opportunities have never been greater. Who does what in the making of a newspaper and how does the freelancer fit into the editor's plans? Dealing with the importance of marketing and knowing your readers, first contact with editors, how to write regular columns and features, reviewing, interviewing and meeting deadlines - and how to acquire an inexhaustible flow of ideas - this manual explores freelance writing for newspapers. There is information on the essential business of writing including rights (and wrongs), tax, plagiarism, keeping records, rates of pay (and how to get paid), syndication, the power of the press, official organizations to help you, and more. Detailed chapters cover style, research, making the Internet work for you and the rewards of rewriting.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780713663631
ISBN-10: 0713663634
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 135mm x mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 30-Apr-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jill Dick

An experienced journalist, Jill Dick worked on the Sun, News of the World and the Manchester Evening News and has contributed to newspapers throughout the world. She also compiles and edits the Directory of Writers' Circles and is the author of Writing Magazines.

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