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Writing for the Media
Sunny Thomas Writing for the Media : Sunny Thomas : Vision Books : Book (ISBN: 8170942993)
Pages: 160
Price: Rs. 145
Format: Paperback
ISBN13/10: / 8170942993
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How 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 media.

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.

A 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!



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“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

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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