October 30, 2014

Eight Effective Feature Story Leads – Journalist Juice

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It’s been a while since I’ve shared my journalist juice here on Freelance Writing Dreams, so I thought you might like some tips on how to write effective feature story leads. Typically, straight news stories use summary leads, but you’ll want to craft a catchier, more enticing lead for your feature story. Come up with […]

How to Write Feature Stories Like a Pro Journalist

A feature writer has much more freedom than a straight news reporter.

Feature stories – more fun than writing straight news! News stories and feature stories may appear in the same publication, but they serve far different purposes. The lead in a news story reveals everything important about the story right up front; whereas a feature story lead invites the reader into the story without revealing all […]