The Art of Column Writing: Insider Secrets from Art Buchwald, Dave Barry, Arianna Huffington, Pete Hamill and Other Great Columnists

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Featuring some of the most famous columnists in the business, this guide reveals the secrets to becoming a syndicated newspaper columnist, through both the author's own experiences and anecdotes from the respected writers who excel in their craft. From finding topics, to digging up information, and ultimately writing a column that makes people think, laugh, or cry, all the wisdom necessary to write opinion, humor, and insight columns is clearly presented in this in-depth manual.
 

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Contents

A Columnists Inner World
137
What Lies Beyond the Column
161
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Suzette Martinez Standring is a self-syndicated humor columnist and features writer whose work appears in the Boston Globe, the Milton Times, the Patriot Ledger, and other publications. She was voted best columnist by the readership of the Milton Times in 2003 and has been featured on Boston's NPR station. She is a past president of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists. She lives in Milton, Massachusetts.

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