Tweet It! Great News and Feature Writing 140 Characters at a Time
by Bruce Lewis
Learning to write eye-catching tweet-length lede paragraphs (140-characters, 20-25 words) that draw in your readers is the key to writing great news and feature stories. The technique can be applied to print, online or on-air stories. Whether you are a blogger, news writer or novelist -- or someone creating a simple news release for your organization — good ledes will bring your work to life.