1.Spiraling
Each paragraph
elaborates an item from
the preceding
paragraphs.
2. Block paraphrasing
 material is presented in
separate, complete blocks
of material. If the
paragraph becomes too
long,...
3.Theming
Each paragraph
underlines or
restates the lead.
Use short paragraph
A long paragraph
scares readers away
because the story
appears to be hard to
read.
Two rules of thumb
are:
* break off when you
approach four type
written lines ;
or write only one
sentence to a
paragraph.
One of the tools that
which makes feature
story runs more
smoothly and
readable are the
transitions
Transitions may be
single
words, phrases, senten
ces or even paragraphs.
They accomplish two
vital jobs:
1. They inform the
readers that the
writer is shifting to
new material.
2. They put the new
material in proper
perspective.
Common examples are:
 Later
Nearby
A few miles away
However
 But
An opposition spokesman denied
the charge
 In othe...
In hard news
stories, transitions are
easy to find. The writer
compresses facts into a
crisp, logical rendition of
facts t...
Example of straight news where the
writer skillfully uses the transitions:
Shotgun waving suspected bandits
robbed the Lan...
During the robbery, a shot was
fired but no one was injured.
According to witnesses, the
robbers fled in a dirty white
cor...
Near, the abandoned car, police
found the empty money bags with
the bank’s trademark imprinted on
them.
Before the robbery...
However, an NBI
spokesman said the three
men they sighted were in
their mid 20s and did not
match with the suspects who
st...
A feature story is linked to
have its lead as the
skull, its structure is its
backbone, the ending its
feet and the transi...
Personality Profile.
A personality profile is written
to give the readers an insight into
a person’s character and traits....
Human Interest
Stories.
A Human interest
story is written to show
the subject’s oddity, or its
practical, emotional or
ent...
Trend Stories.
A trend story examines
people, things or
organizations that are having
an impact on society. Trend
stories ...
In-depth Stories.
These are the stories
written from extensive
research and interviews.
These give detailed accounts
of ba...
Backgrounders.
A backgrounder is also called an
analysis piece since this adds
meaning to current issues in the
news by ex...
News Feature.
This is usually based
on the recent event but
written in a most relaxed
style, using literary
devices.
Humorous Feature.
If one of the more
important functions of a
feature story is to
entertain, then nothing
entertains more ...
Personal Experience.
This is an unusual
experience, usually
written in the first
person.
How-to-feature Article.
The purpose of his
kind of feature is to
explain a process or a
method. This is usually
accompanie...
Analytical Essay.
An essay is a distinct genre
in literature.
Today, however, there are a lot
of essays written in the
jou...
1. Pick your subject.
2. Limit your subject to a
specific area.
3.Spotlight the main
things you aim to do in
the feature.
4.Write a tentative title.
5. Pinpoint the highlights
with specific details.
6. Use devices and
situations which will hold...
7. Rewrite.
8. Decide on your
title.
9. Prepare copy.
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Feature writing report

  1. 1. 1.Spiraling Each paragraph elaborates an item from the preceding paragraphs.
  2. 2. 2. Block paraphrasing  material is presented in separate, complete blocks of material. If the paragraph becomes too long, break it into several smaller paragraphs.
  3. 3. 3.Theming Each paragraph underlines or restates the lead.
  4. 4. Use short paragraph
  5. 5. A long paragraph scares readers away because the story appears to be hard to read.
  6. 6. Two rules of thumb are: * break off when you approach four type written lines ;
  7. 7. or write only one sentence to a paragraph.
  8. 8. One of the tools that which makes feature story runs more smoothly and readable are the transitions
  9. 9. Transitions may be single words, phrases, senten ces or even paragraphs. They accomplish two vital jobs:
  10. 10. 1. They inform the readers that the writer is shifting to new material.
  11. 11. 2. They put the new material in proper perspective.
  12. 12. Common examples are:  Later Nearby A few miles away However  But An opposition spokesman denied the charge  In other developments
  13. 13. In hard news stories, transitions are easy to find. The writer compresses facts into a crisp, logical rendition of facts that utilizes little stylish writing.
  14. 14. Example of straight news where the writer skillfully uses the transitions: Shotgun waving suspected bandits robbed the Land Bank of the Philippines of P5 million yesterday morning. The suspects burst through the front door of the bank at 9:30 a.m., ordered the customers and employees to lay face-down on the floor, and then cleared out cash drawers and safe deposit boxes.
  15. 15. During the robbery, a shot was fired but no one was injured. According to witnesses, the robbers fled in a dirty white corolla with no licensed plate number. Later, a pursuing police team found the getaway car abandoned several blocks away from the place of robbery.
  16. 16. Near, the abandoned car, police found the empty money bags with the bank’s trademark imprinted on them. Before the robbery, the police were alerted by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) agents that three suspicious looking young men were sighted in busy commercial centers of QC.
  17. 17. However, an NBI spokesman said the three men they sighted were in their mid 20s and did not match with the suspects who struck the Land Bank branch in Quezon City.
  18. 18. A feature story is linked to have its lead as the skull, its structure is its backbone, the ending its feet and the transitions its ligaments that hold it all together.
  19. 19. Personality Profile. A personality profile is written to give the readers an insight into a person’s character and traits. This is usually done through the research and actual interview with the person. Another term for this kind of writing is personality sketch.
  20. 20. Human Interest Stories. A Human interest story is written to show the subject’s oddity, or its practical, emotional or entertainment value.
  21. 21. Trend Stories. A trend story examines people, things or organizations that are having an impact on society. Trend stories are popular because people are interested in reading about the latest fads.
  22. 22. In-depth Stories. These are the stories written from extensive research and interviews. These give detailed accounts of basic news stories or other features.
  23. 23. Backgrounders. A backgrounder is also called an analysis piece since this adds meaning to current issues in the news by explaining hem further. These articles bring an audience up- to-date, explaining why the tragedy happened, who are to be blamed, and what are the repercussions or the after effects.
  24. 24. News Feature. This is usually based on the recent event but written in a most relaxed style, using literary devices.
  25. 25. Humorous Feature. If one of the more important functions of a feature story is to entertain, then nothing entertains more than story with wit and humor.
  26. 26. Personal Experience. This is an unusual experience, usually written in the first person.
  27. 27. How-to-feature Article. The purpose of his kind of feature is to explain a process or a method. This is usually accompanied with illustrations or photos.
  28. 28. Analytical Essay. An essay is a distinct genre in literature. Today, however, there are a lot of essays written in the journalistic style. These are witty, sometimes funny, account of anything, from the mundane to the serious.
  29. 29. 1. Pick your subject. 2. Limit your subject to a specific area. 3.Spotlight the main things you aim to do in the feature.
  30. 30. 4.Write a tentative title. 5. Pinpoint the highlights with specific details. 6. Use devices and situations which will hold the reader’s interest.
  31. 31. 7. Rewrite. 8. Decide on your title. 9. Prepare copy.
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