- What is an author? Rosenblum, William I. // Academe;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 83 Issue 6, p34
Focuses on the responsibilities of authorship. Significance of the sequence in which the authors names appear in; Responsibilities of an author for the integrity and interpretation of the data; Reason for multiple authors; Other information on authorship.
- Avoiding `cyberjackers' Hanson, Cynthia; McLaughlin, Abraham // Christian Science Monitor;9/6/95, Vol. 87 Issue 197, p2
Reports US administration's proposal to help creative writers for ideal writing avoiding boom of electronic information.
- Eugen Simion on Roland Barthes: A Ghibelline among Guelphs. // Papers on Language & Literature;Fall90, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p553
Examines leading twentieth century critics who maintain that the author's life can tell us nothing about his or her literary works, thus denying the author as a place in criticism. Case of Roland Barthes; Issue of biographical criticism.
- Writing for the '90s. Broadbent, Brookie // Training & Development;Mar97, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p11
Offers advice on writing. Conveyance of values on write-ups; Setting personal standards; Importance of editing.
- The writer as hunger artist. // Modern Age;Spring92, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p235
Asserts that the state of mind possessed by many writers often dictates a feeling that they have to go it alone artistically. The loneliness of realizing that there's less and less request today for the sort of fiction that you write; Why the author is not interested in writing a novel.
- A literary illusion. Smith, A. // Esquire;Feb1989, Vol. 111 Issue 2, p77
Describes how the life of an author has changed due to increased competition from other public entertainment. Changes in publishing and book stores; Three-tier world of writers; Taxes for literary work.
- English and journalism: Reaching the same goal. Witt, C. // Education Digest;Nov89, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p51
Describes the components of the Iowa Writing Project (IWP) and how it applies to both English and journalism, in a common goal. Sharing of writing; Rewrites; Avoiding teacher burnout.
- At home with the FBI. Mitchell, Steven // American Libraries;Dec90, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p1080
Recounts the author's experiences as a freelance researcher with a Soviet client followed by a visit from the FBI. Description of his Soviet client's needs and his depiction of Soviet attitudes toward Americans in the USSR; The author's research and how he was linked to the FBI; How the FBI...
- How to write good article leads. Cook, M. // Writer;Jun87, Vol. 100 Issue 6, p16
If your article doesn't catch the reader's attention immediately, your article doesn't stand a chance in the marketplace. That makes the first words of the article the most important. The lead should issue an invitation to the reader, establish the focus and tone of the article. Types of leads.
- Making the most of writing time. Keller, S.A. // Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.);Jul87, Vol. 100 Issue 7, p22
For a writer, there never seems to be enough time. In order to make the most of the time available, the writer should think of writing as a business & use goals, organization & discipline to succeed.