42 tips, tricks, exercises from the pros on how to write a memorable narrative for your publication

42 tips, tricks, exercises from the pros on how to write a memorable narrative for your publication

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
October 2
Filed under ADVISERS, HELP!, LEARNING CENTER, LESSONS, LIBRARY, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized, WRITING

Narrative is structured in the same way whether it is fiction or nonfiction. It uses all the devices of the narrative. Training young journalists in the art of reporting and interviewing for the kinds of details and perspectives needed for nonfiction narrative can be effectively developed through the app...

Follow these simple techniques to write the perfect caption every time to intrigue, inform readers

Follow these simple techniques to write the perfect caption every time to intrigue, inform readers

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
September 30
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 A supercell thunderstorm rolls across the Montana prairie at sunset. (Photo and caption by Sean Heavey)Notice what you just did? You looked at the featured photo, then you looked under the photo  for the words to help you understand what you just viewed. Then you looked back at the photo to fully appreciate what you know now that you did...

How to develop practical strategies for overcoming writing obstacles

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
August 23
Filed under ADVISERS, HELP!, LESSONS, LIBRARY, Uncategorized, WRITING

In Roy Peter Clark's new book, “Help! For Writers” — with its new mobile app — he came up with something quite different to help writers overcome the obstacles they face: Getting Started; Getting Your Act Together; Finding Focus; Looking for Language; Building a Draft; Assessing Your Progres...

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