This week we focused on poetry and the devices used in it to make it effective. Continue reading “Week 7: Poetic devices (Greg)”
This week we looked at the crafting and syntax of our writing. Our main task of this week was to find a piece of our written work that we wish to improve in stages. I chose to draft and improve my setting description piece of writing. Continue reading “Week 6: Craft, Show & Don’t Tell, Syntax & Metaphor and Word Choice (Greg)”
Theme: the subject of a piece of writing – a topic.
Genre: literary styles or conventions
Tone: the attitude and characteristics of a place, situation, piece of writing etc. Continue reading “Week 5: Theme, Tone and Genre (Greg)”
This week we focused on storytelling, and we explored to skills of character, plot and setting. Continue reading “Week Four – Storytelling (Greg)”
Top 25 words:
This week we looked at researching a story to write an article on, and we were instructed to craft the first 25 words of our story in a way that would captivate readers and make them want to read on. I based my article on a shooting in America, and my 25 words were: