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Introduction to feature writing, July 2014


Tuesday 29 July 2014

9.30 registration.

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Headland House, 308-312 Gray's Inn Rd, London WC1X 8DP


Perhaps you’re a beginner just starting out – or a long-term staffer who wants to freelance? Learn how to put together a great feature that keeps a reader transfixed and editors returning for more.

Learning Outcomes:

  • master the basics of professional feature writing and what is required for publishable work.
  • develop renewed self-confidence in their ability to draft, develop and write an engaging feature for publication.

Marie Dawson is an award winning journalist who has writing for national, quality publications in the UK, US, Canada and Australia, on titles ranging from The Sunday Times Magazine, Guardian, Vogue, Elle and Harper's Bazaar in the UK, to The New York Times Magazine, The World & I, American Health, Good Housekeeping and Travel & Leisure in the US. Marie's first novel was published in the US in 2007 - she is currently working on her second, alongside her freelance writing and lecturing work.


NUJ member £175; unemployed NUJ member or student £100, GFTU affiliate £200, non- member £275

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