Human Interest - A human-interest story is one that leaves the reader with a warm feeling of satisfaction. It often uses the experiences of one person or group to reveal something positive about human nature in general. Use your best fiction techniques to develop the story of a likable protagonist to who overcomes insurmountable odds to reach a happy , positive, or satisfactory conclusion. This type of article is most often used by women’s or general-interest Christian or secular magazines, not by technical or how-to publications. Examples: Story of someone who has overcome huge obstacles; story of a family that has adopted disabled children; story of someone who has learned how to trust God through difficult times.