A Selection of the Writer’s Digest Book Club
"This book remains one of the most realistic and valuable in the heavily competitive field of article writing texts."—Quill and Scroll
"This is an excellent volume for those hoping to write a book and for those planning a career in journalism."—New Hampshire Union Leader
André Fontaine spent more than thirty years on news-papers and magazines in New York, as city editor of Newsday, associate editor of Collier’s, editor of Bluebook, and senior editor of Redbook. For more than a decade he worked as a freelance writer, publishing in major national magazines from Reader’s Digest to Yachting. He is professor emeritus at the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
William A. Glavin, Jr., is an associate professor of magazine journalism at the Newhouse School at Syracuse University. He has worked as a newspaper reporter, television news editor, and for four years as an associate editor at Good Housekeeping magazine.