Narrative: storytelling beginning, informal, simple and direct.
It’s 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. Six exhausted yearbook staff members and their addviser lay sprawled across chairs and tables. All they had to do was think of one more headline that in effect said, “We can go home.”
Drippy description can be just as difficult to read.
Consider different approaches to this story about graduation.
“ On May 30, 532 seniors said good-bye to Temple High School during graduation ceremonies at Wildcat Stadium. John Doe was valedictorian and Jane Doe was salutatorian. Susan Hancock gave the invocation. There was no keynote speaker this year, After all diplomas were given out, the Seniors celebrated by throwing their caps in the air. We will miss our Seniors! Good luck, Seniors in all you do.”