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The Art of Opinion Writing: Insider Secrets from Top Op-Ed Columnists
Author:Suzette Martinez Standring2013
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The Art of Opinion Writing is a highly educational guidebook featuring advice from op-ed columnists who are winners of the Pulitzer Prize and many of journalism's highest awards. Featured columnists represent both liberal and conservative commentary. In their own words, they share motivations, what has sustained and contributed to career longevity, as well as techniques and strategies for writing outstanding commentary. Specialties within opinion writing are examined, such as politics, foreign affairs, pop culture, race, gender, education, investigative, and spiritual op-ed perspectives. Aspiring columnists will be encouraged by the variety of personalities and approaches.