Week 1 (10/2): Introduction to Writing

Eager young reporters learning the trade. Photo: JMULibraries/Flickr/CC

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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Week 11 (27/10): Fiction vs Non-Fiction

Graffiti poetry. Image by cornishpasty licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

BY DEB BAUER

Creative writing exercise: write a news story as a spoken poem

Last week we put into practise the three-act structure, a storytelling strategy, and an established method of mapping stories.

This week we will examine Fiction vs Nonfiction. What’s the Difference?

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