Follow the Story

I do not, and cannot, promise they will like the story. Consider the following news story, which ran in The New York Times on December 11, 1992. It was September 1990, and Hollywood was about to be shaken by the news that the Matsushita ...

Author: James B. Stewart

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439127568

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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An indispensable guide to nonfiction writing from the Columbia Journalism School professor and Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist behind the bestsellers Blind Eye, Blood Sport, and Den of Thieves. In Follow the Story, bestselling author and journalist James B. Stewart teaches you the techniques of compelling narrative writing, from nonfiction books to articles, feature stories, or memoirs. Stewart provides concrete directions for conceiving, reporting, structuring, and writing nonfiction—techniques that he has used in his own successful books and stories. By using examples from his own work, Stewart illustrates systematically a way of thinking about and executing stories, a method that has helped numerous reporters and Columbia students become better writers. Follow the Story examines in detail: How an idea is conceived How to “sell” ideas to editors and publishers How to report the nonfiction story Six models that can be used for any nonfiction story How to structure the narrative story How to write introductions, endings, dialogue, and description How to introduce and develop characters How to use literary devices Pitfalls to avoid Learn from this book a clear way of looking at the world with the alert curiosity that is the first indispensable step toward good writing.
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Ordinary Language Criticism

the use of " story " is as idiosyncratic as James implies , then what needs explaining is how his examples could succeed ... And it means knowing how a word does and does not change when joined with other words ( I can follow her story ...

Author: Kenneth Dauber

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ISBN: UOM:39015056878153

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 384

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A new critical model drawing on the ideas of Wittgenstein and Cavell and focusing on the role of the ordinary and the familiar in the experience of writing and reading
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Modern News Reporting

Prepare a 250 - word paper defining and explaining the handling of advance and follow - up stories . Clip from an afternoon paper the follow - up of a story previously printed in a morning paper , or vice versa . Chapter XII .

Author: Carl Nelson Warren

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ISBN: UOM:39015063618550

Category: Reporters and reporting

Page: 528

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The Cup Cake

Imagine a follow up story (the genre is fantasy, so you can write about thingsthat can't really happen) What happens to the narrator (story teller) when he or she goes with the mermaid? Write an adventure about under thesea.

Author: Sally Jones

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 9781907733499

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

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The ‘Creative Writing Tutor’ scheme provides a lively series of themed booklets that will stimulate your child’s imagination and inspire him or her to write in a more interesting way and to achieve better results. The booklets provide ‘a tutor’ for the child, fun features and stories to read, follow up activities to complete, harder vocabulary to prepare children for more advanced writing and many helpful tips and techniques to improve writing style. Written by an experienced teacher, they are recommended for use at school or at home by children aged 9-13 years, of all abilities. They are excellent for stretching fast workers and able writers or preparing for writing tasks in 11+ examinations. In this book, learn to write about cakes (including how to write a good recipe) and take some great ideas for writing fiction.
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Scenario based Learning

Borges suggested that through literature, a well-executed SBL is like a good short story and is literature. ... I think it is because Google allows users to follow their own interests and the stories they want to complete.

Author: Ray Jimenez

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9780979184741

Category: Computer-assisted instruction

Page: 216

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Stories of Road Track

And that's where these articles in Stories of Road & Track have come from. If you like cars—or stories about the people who do things with cars—there should be something here for you. We arbitrarily decided that the articles in the book ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015023453098

Category: Automobile driving

Page: 418

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Chambers s Journal of Popular Literature Science and Arts

Nor were his men slow to follow . approach would be manifested by the flapping Repeating ' Down with the Yankees ! ... The following story comes to us from Montserrat , in the West Indies , and shows that the almost human instincts of ...

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ISBN: UCLA:31158007987398

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The Illustrated Magazine

... who was relating the following story ; Once on a time I had lost my way in the desert , with some of his favourite courtiers to the Musella and not a particle of food was left , and I had made of Shiraz to amuse himself , and he ...

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ISBN: OXFORD:555031374

Category: Literature

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Hours of Christian Devotion

To this effect Luther relates the following story : " A certain bishop was curious to know how Jesus used to employ Himself when a youth ; and to him a dream was vouchsafed , in which he saw a little boy gathering chips and shavings of ...

Author: August Tholuck

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ISBN: HARVARD:AH6A8K

Category: Christian life

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