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Features are extensive news stories that provide more information about a topic than just the basic facts. They may cover a historical place, organization, person or idea in detail. They are longer than traditional news stories and provide background information about a specific topic. Unlike standard news articles, features use storytelling techniques in the narrative to keep readers engaged. They are commonly written for publication in magazines but they may also be published in newspapers or online platforms. Features are also written for internal communications of an organization such as newsletters and magazines. Often called soft news, features aim to educate and entertain their audience by providing interesting details about celebrities and high-profile executives. If you wish to have a feature written about your company or an accomplished professional, you can choose feature writers for hire from online freelance websites.

What Does a Feature Writer Do?

Feature writers write a detailed account of a given topic going into as much depth as possible. They consider the assigned word count and medium in which it will get published to give the relevant angle to the article. In order to provide background information to the story, they conduct interviews and research to gather witnessed accounts and expert opinions. Similar to creative writers, feature writers humanize events to make the article as engaging as possible for the readers. Feature articles commonly revolve around a specific theme where events are presented chronologically and tied together by a specific topic statement. The first two or three paragraphs focus on presenting the topic to the audience by describing the relevance of the article. This is followed by justifications and/or events written in an appealing way with logical connections. Finally, the article is concluded with a quotation or statement that summarizes the topic of the article.

If you are looking for expert feature writers for hire, you can connect with professional writers on top freelancing sites. Before you do so, you need to ensure that the person:

  • Has a strong command over the English language with proficiency in grammar and vocabulary

  • Can write engaging feature articles of the desired length with logical flow and proper formatting

  • Can conduct research from the appropriate sources such as back-dated articles, information from credible websites and blogs, and one-on-one interviews

Qualifications of Feature Writers

Expert Feature Writers can write an engaging discourse on a given topic that provides both information and thematic analysis to your audience. Here are some of the qualifications you should consider before hiring a feature writer:

  • Professional education and training in Journalism, English, and Creative Writing

  • Expertise in typing and formatting tools such as Microsoft Office, and other writing tools such as Grammarly, Reverso, and SCRIBENS

  • Extensive portfolio of several feature articles written on different topics for publication in various media

Benefits of Freelance Feature Writers

  • They provide information about a particular individual or organization as a form of subtle marketing.

  • They conduct in-depth analysis of past events and present facts in the form of an engaging narrative.

  • They throw light on global events such as the prevalence of tattooing in athletes or the increase in incidence of natural disasters in a particular region.

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