Wall Street Journal Feature Writing Formula

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Wall Street Journal Formula for Feature Writing


1. Start with a specific anecdote or incident---something exciting

2. Provide a transition to the focus of the story

3. State the focus of the story

4. Cover the focus of the story in detail.

5. End with another anecdote or incident that ties to the lead


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