How to study both journalism and creative writing

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It’s clear you’ve both had different experiences and both are valid. Journalists have strengths that writers could learn from and vice versa. I would say that there are niches you could find in journalism, kokolight, that would let you show your creative side and bring you in touch with the right kind of passionate journalists.

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I hope you can see the differences. In Journalism it is just the opposite of creative writing. One could say that if you can master ADSENSE you could be a journalist. ADSENSE does almost the exact same thing. You want to draw the attention of your audience right from the start. If you draw them in, they'll keep reading, and the story or article will be a winner. Just like in ADSENSE. If you draw someone to your website or hub, they'll keep reading.

I try to keep my interest in creative writing and journalism alive through modest publications when time and energy allow.
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The department, in particular, provides a substantial undergraduate curriculum and faculty support in the creative writing and journalism programs. In each of our courses, faculty seek to promote critical and creative thinking, providing students with the skills necessary to thrive in their academic pursuits, in the workplace, and in their personal development. The Journalism and Creative Writing specialization helps students develop the research, interviewing, writing, editing and multimedia storytelling skills that are crucial to success across a broad spectrum of fields and professions in this information age.

Journalism and Creative Writing and Social Policy, B.A

In each of these majors you will flex your writing skills. Tired of just hearing "show vs tell" and ready to start showing? Consider the creative writing or fiction writing path. There you'll learn the art of developing characters and writing short stories, plays, poems and novels. The English and languages and literature majors focus on analyzing novels, nonfiction and varying forms of literature. Whereas in journalism, you'll improve your ability to connect with sources and report on news and events. As for marketing, public relations and communication studies, you'll learn to use the written word as a promotional tool. Each major connects to specific career paths, however all majors emphasize writing, an invaluable skill for any job. Research each major and follow your heart, or in this case, your pen.

French and Journalism and Creative Writing, B.A

The New Journalists’ ideas continue to be explored and refined by new generations of reporters and editors. In the early 1990s the spirit of the movement was reincarnated in a genre called “creative nonfiction.” That movement gained momentum under author and editor Lee Gutkind, who organized an annual creative nonfiction writing workshop at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland, helped establish one of the first U.S. degree programs in creative nonfiction, founded the journal , and published several anthologies. In the editorial rooms of newspapers and magazines, in professional journalism organizations, and in creative writing workshops across the United States, writers and editors continued to take inspiration from the New Journalists, experimenting with forms, styles and practices that could work for and give to a genre that tries to be simultaneously creative, personal and “true.”

Thinking Styles in Creative Writing and Journalism Students

Rhetoric and Composition
One journalism course
One creative writing course: ENG 312 or 313
ENG 401 Composition IV: Theory and Research
ENG 410 Advanced Writing Seminar
ENG 415 Literary Theory