Twenty Newspaper Writing Tips for '20
By Julie Lavender
My monthly post on Edie Melson's writing website, The Write Conversation, listed twenty tips for newspaper writing and anazlyed most of them with an actual newspaper story.
I'll list the twenty tips below, but check out Edie Melson's blog here to see the whole article and examples of the tips.
1. Make sure the headline, which serves as the title of the newspaper article, is informative, yet also engaging and interesting, and typically between five to seven words. Here’s the headline of an article I wrote recently.