Week 12: Writing features

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Research and write a Feature Story for your portfolio. 

The story should demonstrate evidence of research conducted from a number of sources and must contain quotes or audio grabs obtained from interview/s with at least two (2) people. 

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Week 12: Writing features

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Research and write a Feature Story for your portfolio. 

The story should demonstrate evidence of research conducted from a number of sources and must contain quotes or audio grabs obtained from interview/s with at least two (2) people. 

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Week 1: Intro to Writing

The staff of The Breeze student newspaper, 1963. Photo: JMU Libraries/CC/flickr

BY MARK GATELY

Welcome to Writing

Writing is a simple word that encompasses many meanings, even when restricted to the world of journalism, and, when it’s done right, is both a craft AND an art.

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Brainstorming writing ideas

Think of brainstorming as putting energy into exploring ideas. Illustration: pixabay.com

BY DEB BAUER

One of the toughest things for a new writer is generating story ideas. Often they do not know what to write about and brainstorming a new story idea can be quite overwhelming.

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