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Writing for the Web: Creating Compelling Web Content Using Words, Pictures and Sound by Lynda Felder

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Chapter 14. Writing Practice

This final chapter includes additional writing challenges that have been tested on hundreds of college students and have produced excellent results.

If a particular challenge doesn’t resonate with you, twist it or change it in any way that works best. Stretch beyond your comfort zone. For the freewriting, feel free to use tongue-in-cheek, satire, hyperbole, fiction, or an unreliable narrator. (Unreliable narrators tell the story in ways you can’t trust, with lies, biases, and misleading information. They might be inebriated or mentally ill. They are typically unstable and emotional. Part of the fun in reading such a story is piecing together the truth and figuring out why the narrator tells such a confusing story.) ...

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