Commissioned writing

1. As a writer you are likely to receive a commission – from newspaper articles to screenplays, many written texts are commissioned for a particular reason. Read this advice on commissions and try the tasks to see if you can write to a set brief.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/english/creativewriting/commissionsrev1.shtml

2.  Writing News Articles

3. SCHOOL REPORT LESSON PLANS (LESSON 1: WHAT IS NEWS AND WHERE TO FIND IT)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schoolreport/27696357

4. SCHOOL REPORT LESSON PLANS (LESSON 2: GATHERING NEWS)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schoolreport/27696362

1 – Video: Gathering News

5. SCHOOL REPORT LESSON PLANS  (LESSON 3: WRITING NEWS)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schoolreport/27697544

1 – Video: Writing News – Huw Edwards

3 – Video: Scriptwriting Masterclass

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STYLISTIC DEVICES

On the following pages, we will explain some of the most important stylistic devices (also called rhetorical devices or figures of speech) – they are not only useful for analysing texts, but also for creating your own texts.

STYLISTIC DEVICES…

https://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/writing/style

STYLISTIC DEVICES IN NEWS, AS RELATED TO TOPIC RECOGNITION

https://www.academia.edu/2241800/Stylistic_devices_in_news_as_related_to_topic_recognition

How to Write a Literary Journalistic Essay

https://davehood59.wordpress.com/2010/03/29/how-to-write-a-literary-journalistic-essay/

Using literary devices in journalistic writing

http://www.uiltexas.org/files/academics/journalism/literary-tools.pdf

Elements of Literary Journalism

http://nopyramid.blogspot.ru/2010/08/elements-of-literary-journalism.html

Deploying Stylistic Markers to Control Journalistic Authorial (Non)Involvement

http://www.cls.upt.ro/files/buletin/2011/06.Delia%20Tanase.pdf

How to Write a Rhetorical Analysis

http://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Rhetorical-Analysis

Sentence Structures and Styles: Samples From a Scrapbook of Styles

http://grammar.about.com/od/sentencecombining/a/Sentence-Structures-And-Styles.htm

Choosing a Style Manual and Documentation Guide

http://grammar.about.com/od/60essays/a/StyleManuals.htm