In our final blog post please select one character from "Adam and Megan's Story
: and describe how Curtin develops the character. Then explain how this essay may help you develop your second feature piece.
Do not forget to comment on a peer post.
So far we have read three feature pieces: "The Making of Dylan Roof", "The Girl in the Window", and "The Bravest Woman in Seattle". Please choose one of these and explain what you have learned about feature writing from reading it that you did not know in the first half of our semester. Use specific examples from the essay. Be sure to respond to at least one classmate.
For this post I would like you to find an photo online that appeals to you. It can be of anything. Share the link to the photo with us and write a short paragraph about why the image strikes you? What about the composition and/or associated story is important to you? What do you notice about the photographers choices?
Our goal here is to continue thinking about the power of images from both the photographer and viewers perspectives. Do not forget to respond to a peer.
In looking at the Talk of The Town articles you read for class, what do you notice that is different about this style of journalistic essay writing compared to profile writing? Use specific examples from the reading to support your opinion. Do not forget to respond a classmate.
Write down who you are writing your profile on and list five interview questions. Then respond to one peer critiquing their questions.
Who is one person you could write your profile essay on and why are you interested in writing about them? Be sure to respond to at least one classmate as well.
We will use this blog to reflect on the reading, writing, and discussion we do in class this semester. Details of blog requirements can be found on the course website under assignments then blogs. Be sure to write not only your own blog responses, but respond to your classmates as well. In addition, be sure to take advantage of the affordances blogs have to offer. Use hyper links to link to material on other places of the web and put images, video, and any thing else available to you in your blog posts. Most importantly, have fun blogging!