How to Write the Best Journalistic Prose Do you want to be a journalist? Do you want your name on a byline? Do you want to travel to world chasing stories and making headlines? Better learn the style.
How to Write a Limerick Want to have fun while writing poetry? Try your hand at a limerick. These poems are light-hearted and silly. Use a limerick to tell a joke, a goofy story or play with words.
How to Write a Love Poem Valentine's Day is the ultimate time to write occasional poetry. I don't mean to write poetry occasionally, rather to write for a specific occasion such as a graduation or wedding.
The History and Form of the Haiku Haiku is a Japanese poetic form typically consisting of one five syllable line, one seven, and one five. Its simplicity and accessibility have allowed it to spread throughout the world. However, the austerity of the form demands care and precision from the author.
Writing Ten-by-Ten Poetry My favorite poetic form is the ten-by-ten: a one-hundred beat poem crafted from ten lines of ten syllables each. A good ten-by-ten is like a well-built watch: compact, accurate and efficient. Practice writing them today to sharpen your creative skills.
The Art of Writing a Sonnet A sonnet is a classic poetic form consisting of fourteen lines with a rhyme scheme. The name is derived from “sonetto", which means “little song" in Italian. It first appeared in it's Italian form, but you may be more familiar with the English form.
Writing a Script: Guide & Tips Has your teacher assigned you a script-writing project? Writing a great script is all about the dialogue. Learn how to develop character, setting and plot all through dialogue.
Enhance Your Writing Skills With This Guide Improving your writing skills means learning what it takes to become a top notch writer. This guide walks you through word choice, sentence structure, mechanics and conventions (better than it sounds!), paragraph writing... even how to write poetry that doesn't rhyme. Read on for writing adventure.