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Narrative/literary journalism NOT a Research Paper!
Topic History General interest Lifestyle, hobbies Current affairs, Local interest Travel
The Challenge To present the material in a creative and interesting way To demonstrate the skills you have developed in writing creative non-fiction
Research? Informal No need to use MLA citations, but must acknowledge sources Interview Personal experience
What’s the Difference? Not CNF Main purpose is to inform Style, “literary” quality not important “Just the facts, ma’am” CNF Main purpose is to stimulate thought and ideas Style, “literary” quality is of paramount importance Not all facts and details need to be included; may be “edited” to enhance overall impact