Posts about Writing Tips

Writing Tips: Make Your Story Sing! What We Can Learn About Storytelling From Freddy Mercury's ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Listen to your favorite songs. Study the storytelling of the songwriters. They tell powerful stories in fewer words than the average daily news story. Use those techniques in your stories.

Writing Tips: Storytelling in the Eyes of Other Storytellers

"When you're telling a story, have you constructed anticipation? In the short-term, have you made me want to know what will happen next?"

Writing Tips: How to Become a Regular Global Voices Author

The Weekly Writing Tips are a collection of best practices for writing and reporting at Global Voices. February and March's tips are brought to you by Ndesanjo, regional editor for Sub-Saharan Africa....

Writing Tips: 11 Mistakes to Avoid to Speed Up Editing

The Weekly Writing Tips are a collection of best practices for writing and reporting at Global Voices. February and March's tips are brought to you by Ndesanjo, regional editor for Sub-Saharan Africa....

Writing Tips: The Art of Writing and Psychology

The Weekly Writing Tips are a collection of best practices for writing and reporting at Global Voices. February and March's tips are brought to you by Ndesanjo, regional editor for Sub-Saharan Africa....

Writing Tips: Facebook to the Rescue When Twitter is Down!

This week's Writing Tips are all about using Facebook pages and resources for writing posts on Global Voices Online. Which is your favourite Facebook page and why?

GVers Pick their Favourite Tweets In Tribute to David Bowie

We asked our Global Voices community for tribute tweets for English singer and musician David Bowie as part of an exercise on using tweets in posts. Here's the result.

January Writing Tips: Let's Celebrate the Life and Works of David Bowie in Tweets

David Bowie, one of the most influential musicians of his era, has died. Tell us what people in countries you cover have to say about him on Twitter.

Ringing in 2016 with Global Voices Contributors

Our installment of weekly tips for the first week of January was all about using photographs in posts. Check out how some of our colleagues ring in the New Year.

January Writing Tips: Submit a Photograph to Sum Up New Year's Celebrations

This week’s exercise is on using and embedding photographs in GV posts. Our focus is: How did netizens capture New Year’s celebrations in photographs?