How To Write a Feature Article Story About Someone
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How To Write a Feature Article Story About Someone

Learn the art of how to successfully interview & turn facts into a written feature story that your readers will love.
4.3 (81 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
4,645 students enrolled
Created by Jewel & Auret
Last updated 9/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Confidently conduct profile interviews with people
  • Know what type of questions to ask to get the most out of an interview / get your interviewee talking
  • Write a great feature story for any blog or other publication
  • Spot the difference between writing a story and delivering a news report
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Requirements
  • Pen and paper for taking notes
Description

***NEW AND ASPIRING WRITERS***  

Learn how to write a fabulous feature article story for your own blog, for other publications or just for your social media marketing strategies. 

How To Write a Feature Article Story About Someone can be a valuable skill to add to any author's arsenal. 

Whether you are writing for your own platform or for others, this course will teach you how to write a great feature article that doesn’t just report facts, but that tells a story in your own voice.

My goal for you is to become a great storyteller, not a reporters.  Stories are powerful ways to connect, influence, inspire and move your readers to action.  

If you’re looking to develop your own individual writing style, get ready to dive into this.

Here’s an overview of what you will learn:

  • define the purpose of writing a great feature article
  • prepare to interview someone to gather content for your article
  • how to get the the most out of interview so you can write a great story
  • organize your facts into delivering a story that people want to read


You will also have the opportunity to submit your own work and gain feedback from the instructor. 

Enroll in this course now and lets get started!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for new and aspiring writers, bloggers, journalists, and anyone who wants to learn how to write a great feature story on someone. This course will help you develop your writing skills with direct examples from the field. If you are looking for a course with more traditional journalistic approaches and writing standards, then this course is probably not for you.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 02:20
Course Overview
02:20
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Before You Start
1 Lecture 02:19
What is your purpose?
02:19
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The Interview
4 Lectures 34:03
Contacting your interviewee
03:50

Getting the most out of the interview
04:04

PART 1: Listen to Full Interview Sample Between Writer and Interviewee
14:42

PART 2: Listen to Full Interview Sample Between Writer and Interviewee
11:27
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Writing Your Feature Story
2 Lectures 11:45
Writing your feature story
07:16

Putting it all together
04:29
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BONUS: Your Course Assignment
1 Lecture 04:21

Put what you've just learned into action, get constructive feedback on your writing and an opportunity to write for Keeper's fashion blog!

BONUS: Your Course Assignment - Details Enclosed.
04:21
About the Instructor
Jewel & Auret
4.4 Average rating
674 Reviews
24,303 Students
10 Courses
Founders of Essetino Artists

Our passion is teaching creative entrepreneurs how to grow their business and build a solid presence online.

We discovered the power of social media + internet marketing when Auret was launching her music career. After successfully growing her following online with video and social media marketing, we started teaching other artists + performers how to do the same with the strategies we learned.

Essetino Artists proudly served as the official marketing experts for a national music label, a revolutionary fashion app company, and we've worked with many other individual artists + creative businesses from around the world.

As our course library and video tutorials channel on YouTube continue to grow, we invite you to join our Thriving Artist community for upcoming tools and training sessions that will help you on your journey.

For a free download of the Dream Driven Goal Setting Worksheet and access to a library of helpful social media marketing tutorials, head over to their website.