What is Magazine Journalism? By Nichola Meyer

Read between the lines of a magazine article, and you will see that magazine writing is not solely factual – although it is based on hard fact. It is not personal opinion, although a hint of an opinion is allowed. It is not fiction, although elements of fiction writing are often used. It is also not meant to be a moral essay, although in places, a magazine piece may provide social commentary. If this sounds like a bit of a riddle

Starting out as a freelance journalist: where to even begin!? By Samantha Moolman

So – you’re committed to this writing thing and you’re raring to go. Good for you! But now what? Do you have a particular article topic you want to write about? Do you have a particular publication in mind? You might feel like you’ve hit a brick wall and don’t know where to begin. You might be drowning in a sea of countless writing opportunities that you can pursue, but you can’t decide which one is right for you. Without

Graduate Success Story: Magazine Journalism

  Karen Taylor-Vermaak completed her Magazine Journalism Course at SA Writers' College (www.sawriterscollege.co.za) in February 2010. She has since become a regular contributor for Fitness Magazine.       An Interview with Karen Taylor-Vermaak   What writing successes have you had since completing your course? I was lucky enough to have my first article about Carbohydrates published in the May issue of Fitness Magazine. A second article was published in the September issue and I was then invited to become a regular contributor. I have just submitted my