Writing for the Media
Writing for the Media : Sunny Thomas : Vision Books : Book (ISBN: 8170942993)
Price: Rs. 199
ISBN13/10: 9788170942993 / 8170942993
Latest Print in 2008
refer to friend
to write like a pro for
newspapers, magazines, radio, television, advertising, theatre, cinema...
Written by a seasoned journalist and a gifted teacher of
Journalism, this book provides an insider's view of the essentials of
top-quality news writing with examples drawn from the print and electronic
A must for any budding writer, this handbook is packed with
sound professional techniques for mastering the writing process. It reveals the
numerous tricks of the trade which you can use rightaway to give your stories
force, clarity, precision and punch.
In a nutshell, the book equips you with all the necessary
skills to write with clarity, power and impact.
specially designed word game to stimulate and empower your vocabulary.
Topics covered include:
What makes a great story
How to construct a powerful lead
How to add impact to your feature writing
Tips on editorial writing and the art of interviewing
How to excel as a freelance writer
Successful playwriting, scriptwriting & copywriting techniques
How to write a winning novel, and that too a bestseller!
“There is a patent need for a handbook which, clearly and simply, establishes the ground rules for effective communication in English. Mr. Thomas’s manual does precisely that.” —Jug Suraiya, Senior Editor, Times of India
Sunny Thomas born in Kerala in 1945, started his career with The Indian Express, Bomby, and later migrated to Delhi.
His professional experience spans three decades in the print medium. After an extended spell with
The Economic Times, Mr. Thomas is now a senior journalist with The Times of India, Delhi.
A visiting faculty member of Delhi University, he has won accolades for his novel method of interactive teaching. Mr Thomas is also the author of
Women of Destiny; Truth, Images & Distortions; A View of the Indian Press; Jimmy Carter: From Peanuts to Presidency; and Behold a Saint.
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