Magazine publishing

Come and get it: Training on how to write for a magazine

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We want to provide you with all the resources you need to launch or grow your magazine. For this reason we have various ways you can get the training you need and the inspiration to provide your readers with the best possible publication. Focusing on the main aspects of publishing (writing, editing, management, and design)…

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Read well to write well

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Years ago at a writing workshop, I remember the workshop leader saying that we should only read well-written books in order to improve our writing. I did stumble on the word “only” because sometimes when I need to relax with some light reading, I might read a formulaic novel that is OK but not great.…

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Professional Development Zoom Webinars by EPA

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Six weekly seminars to be streamed live on Tuesdays from April 28 through June 2.Registration Required EPA members $0 | Non-members $20 Plus a bonus session on legal issues LEARN MORE We All Get Burned: Leading Through Crisis and Challenge Presenter: Sid Webb Founder and President, Sharpened Focus LLC Tuesday, April 28 | 2:00 pm…

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22 free recordings about publishing during crisis

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We recognize that being a journalist in crisis situations of all kinds is challenging, dangerous, and fulfilling. A few years ago we hosted the first Crisis Publishing Initiative to give you resources, information, and encouragement as you publish your magazine during crises — from pandemics to war, famine, and persecution. Here is a list of…

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Choosing a printer for your magazine

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Choosing a printer for your magazine is an important part of the production process. Their capabilities, quality, timeliness, and cost are an integral part of your publication. This printer questionnaire will help you to ask the key questions that you need to know in order to choose the best fit for your publication. It will…

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How to communicate with advertisers effectively

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Ongoing communication is important There are a variety of ways you may communicate with companies you would like to have as advertisers. Both prospective advertisers as well as your current ones will expect a good return on their investment. It’s your job to entice them with your readership, encourage them to stay, and show them…

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Communicating with authors and subjects of stories

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As an editor, I want an article that goes into a magazine or on a website to reach the reader, so the reader is always my first consideration when I am editing. Is the message clear? Is the content compelling? Will the content have an impact on the life of the reader? The relationship with…

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Inform and Do No Harm: Combating Fake News

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As Christian journalists, we should take pride in the accuracy and truthfulness of our work, but doubly so. Not only is your credibility at risk, but your testimony. The rampant invasion of fake news makes it imperative that we focus on fact-checking to produce a true and excellent product. Fake news aims to confuse the…

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All the publishing resources you may have missed in 2019

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We’ve rounded up all the resources you might have missed! Here are our best on-demand workshops and e-books of 2019: [e-book] Developing writers [workshop] Axis: The one conversation model [e-book] How to design a powerful cover [workshop] Tell it online: Create interactive and engaging online media [e-book] Editorial management [workshop] Worldwide trends in magazine publishing…

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Reading Backwards

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As you edit a magazine, often you start at the beginning of the magazine and work forward, through the content to the end. This is a normal process for editing. However, after multiple cycles of editing, if you always start with the first article, then your attention to detail may decrease as you get to…

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