Musings from March.
Blogging

Musings from March.

Breakthrough this month? Reading. I decided to explore journalism resource books. I even did my first book review on Writing for Magazines by Catriona Ross. I really like the book, not only because it’s visual, uses stars as bullet points (shallow), but it provides practical advice that isn’t waffly and vague. I wrote a lovely article about … Continue reading

Subbing isn’t just words.
Subbing and editing / Writing skills

Subbing isn’t just words.

Subbing and proof-reading can often get confused. Both require going through a feature/story/words with a fine toothpick to check everything (including grammar, spelling, punctuation and sentence structure) is correct and makes sense. The difference with subbing is that you take the feature as a whole, as if you were a reader to check absolutely everything … Continue reading

Lessons learned in journalism and blogging.
General Journalism / Inspiration and Editors / Lessons learned

Lessons learned in journalism and blogging.

By Annette Stevens.  It’s been nearly a year since I began to write for Jump for Journalism (nine months to be exact) and I thought I would share some of the things I have learnt along the way: It’s okay to ask questions… in moderation! Ultimately, it will further your understanding and experience, and above … Continue reading