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How to Write an Arts and Culture Review

Get started writing about music, film, books, theater or any other arts and culture topic

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  3. How to Write an Arts & Culture Review (14:53) 14:53 FREE!
    1. Information = authority. Create a context for your reader. Every area of arts and culture has its unique set of contexts. We cover several examples. 2. Researching and Writing About Your Subject * Using specialized art-based websites Key sites to help broaden your research. * How to open your review There are several writing styles to choose from, including descriptive, analytic, personal, critical, and historical. * Establishing the tone of your review Nailing down a style that's appropriate to your subject and your target publication can make or break your review and help you establish your voice as a critic. 3. How to Publish Your Review * Target specific publications * Don't have clips? Go after local and regional publications. * Our list of resources for researching publications that use freelancers

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Learn everything you need to know about how to craft a smart, well-written Arts and Culture Review. This Crash Course analyzes what makes a compelling review and explains how you can establish a context for your material so that readers (and editors) engage with the material. Plus, it explains how to start writing and how to publish your work.

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