Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Topic: How-To Articles

Question: What are the types of “how-to” articles?

. The pure how-to article “How to Build a Sandbox.”

. The narrative how-to article: “How a company instituted a cost-control program or how an individual made money in the stock market.”

. The various ways how-to article.”20 Ways to Save Money at the Supermarket.”

. The questions-to-ask how-to article. The pros and cons of corporate advertising.

. The pitfalls-to-avoid how-to article. “Marriage—Unsafe at Any Speed.”

. The question-answer how-to article.

. The don’t-do-this how-to article. “Don’t Lose That Job Before You Get It.”

. The checklist how-to article.

Hugh Sherwood. November 1970.

Title: The Writer’s Digest Guide to Good Writing. Thomas Clark, ed., et al. Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer’s Digest Books, 1994.

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