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Week 7: Poetic devices (Greg)

This week we focused on poetry and the devices used in it to make it effective. Continue reading “Week 7: Poetic devices (Greg)”

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Week 6: Craft, Show & Don’t Tell, Syntax & Metaphor and Word Choice (Greg)

Crafting:

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)”

Week 5: Theme, Tone and Genre (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)”

Week Three – Journalism (Greg)

This week we focused mainly on the journalistic area of the course and the skills we practiced were word choice, tone, style and voice, effective questions and attention grabbing headlines. Continue reading “Week Three – Journalism (Greg)”

Week One – Skills (Greg)

Descriptive Writing: The craft of exploring and describing the setting of a person, a place, an object or an event.

One way that I put this skill to use was by completing a ‘Why I Write’ task issued to the class by our tutor.

Continue reading “Week One – Skills (Greg)”

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