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Title: Sources for a "How-To" article
Post by: AmandaSue on July 07, 2012, 07:22 PM
I have an idea for a how-to article that fits in perfectly with a theme for a magazine(and yes, they publish how-to articles).  However, they say that all nf articles should have good sources.  How does that work for a "how-to" article, without simply sourcing other "how-to" articles on the same subject?  Any ideas?  Are sources as important for these types of articles?
Title: Re: Sources for a "How-To" article
Post by: Jan Fields on July 09, 2012, 04:17 PM
You don't need to source a how-to unless you are introducing "facts" beyond the basic "how to do this" stuff. So most activities and crafts don't need sources. BUT a how to on some social topic like "how to bully proof your child" would require expert sources.