Writing a Feature Article

Writing a Feature Article2020-12-16T16:00:49+11:00

Writing a features article is one of the most satisfying ways for students to show what they know about a topic in their subject. Writing a Feature Article teaches you how to find an idea and craft an angle, research interesting information and select case studies, statistics, conduct an interview, and put the puzzle together. 

$290 + GST

In the 5 hour course, Writing a Feature Article you will learn about:

  • The building blocks of a feature article
  • Writing for an audience (audience is everything!)
  • Finding an interesting angle and maintaining that focus
  • Creating a hook, subtopics, transitions and endings
  • Creating a compelling lead
  • How to use case studies, numbers and statistics and interviews
  • Finding the beautiful quote
  • Basic interviewing techniques
  • What to listen for in the research
  • Using fiction techniques to tell a non-fiction story
  • Putting the puzzle together
  • And much more

About the Presenter: Brad Kelly 

Brad Kelly (BA, Grad Dip. Ed, MEd) is a teacher and writer based in Wollongong, NSW. With over 15 years classroom experience, he is now a writing coach, teacher mentor and founder of Cornerstone Teacher Learning and The Pencil and Pad. Brad has written seven books and over 100 articles in the areas of education, finance, lifestyle, technology and more. He has presented with TTA, HTANSW, Cengage Learning and Academy Travel. Brad spends his days working with teachers from across Australia to find more effective ways to teach student writing.

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