...this is surely one of the more thoughtful books on magazine journalism. Highly recommended. -Library Journal An excellent how-to, guaranteed to satisfy requests from would-be authors. -Booklist ...provides writers with hundreds of ideas to help stimulate their creative approach to magazine article writing. -WRITERS' Journal All kinds of writers will want to keep this volume on their handiest reference shelf. -Arts Indiana For any aspiring magazine writer, or even a practiced one, this book is a treasury of inspiration and solid, eye-opening instruction. -Herald-Times More than just another writer's guide to marketing an article, or coming up with salable ideas, [the book] is actually an idea promoter in that it illustrates the basic principles of good magazine article writing, uses examples from well-known publications, and offers strategies for leading into an involving piece. -The Midwest Book Review In this indispensable text, veteran journalist Peter Jacobi offers students hundreds of ideas to help them become more creative in their approach to thinking, planning, and writing magazine articles. Packed with useful advice and top-notch examples, this book takes a practical, hands-on approach to help beginning writers turn everyday subjects into compelling features.