Dive into a gem that will help
unveil the power of journalism.
1. Read one of the novels listed here by July 11, 2014.
Each is famous for its factual style, remarkable story, and influence on the way journalists go about a story.
Click on each novel above to read Amazon reviews and reader perspectives.
Buy the novel, borrow from a Crimson staffer, or check it out from PR or Atascadero library.
2. Mark or annotate for passages that illustrate:
a. WHY JOURNALISM MAKES A DIFFERENCE
b. FACTUAL & STORYTELLING DETAILS USED BY AUTHOR
3. Be prepared to write about your book, characters, and plot for Crimson summer training!
We will ask you to write a journalistic NEWS story that reports on a series of plot events from your novel.
Be thinking about the headlines & big events in your novel that could run in a newsmagazine.
> How important it is for JOURNALISTS to READ in order to WRITE.