Writing Sports Stories That Sell: How to Make Money from by Jeremy G. Butler

By Jeremy G. Butler

A step by step, functional consultant on tips on how to input the sector of activities writing. It exhibits the reader find out how to touch the perfect humans within the correct means, and the way to provide saleable tales. suggestion from activities editors and writers presents perception into the workings of the activities media.

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By Jeremy G. Butler

A step by step, functional consultant on tips on how to input the sector of activities writing. It exhibits the reader find out how to touch the perfect humans within the correct means, and the way to provide saleable tales. suggestion from activities editors and writers presents perception into the workings of the activities media.

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If you like sport, love writing and are prepared to get your hands and feet wet, then read on - for you, my friend, there are many treats in store. Case Studies Andy Dreams of Glory Ever since he was at school Andy has dreamt of being a football genius but unfortunately his skills have failed to match his dreams and he is forced to think about another career. He realises the best way to stay close to the game is to write about it. That way he will go to big games and meet his favourite stars. So he sets out to be a sports journalist.

Do restrictions on your time mean you should opt for a distance learning course? 4. Do you have the time to practise if you train yourself? 5. Have you read, and written in their style, a 150-word piece for every paper? 6. Are you writing match reports and TV reviews on a regular basis? < previous page page_23 next page > < previous page page_24 next page > Page 24 3 Buying the Right Equipment Buying the Basics Freelance journalism is a wonderful area to move into because, unlike many other businesses or hobbies, the start-up costs are so small.

Spoiling the Illusion Sounds like a wonderful life being a sports journalist, doesn't it? And there are days when you wouldn't swap the job for any other in the world. In fact, if you believe all you hear, a career in the sports writing field means getting paid to jet around the world and drink lots of your favourite tipple while watching the odd game with the small matter of filing a few words as a penance for your sins. The sunshine destinations of the Spanish Grand Prix or the World Cup in the Far East and the chance to chat over the finer points of the day's events with a top sporting star are hardly to be sniffed at.

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