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Help me on an article

Discussion in 'Writers' Workshop' started by Minnesota4Ever, Feb 14, 2007.

  1. nychack

    nychack Member


    Don't get too discouraged. The more you write, the better you'll get. Here's one piece of advice that should help you out. Instead of writing a simple who, what, when are where in your lede, try to write something about the game that stood out. A good example would be this: You call your friend after the game and they ask, "how was the game?" the first thing that you mention, what made the game interesting to you, that should be your lede.

    For example: "Yeah, the game was pretty good. This girl from FDU hit this wild fade-away shot and the Sacred Heart coach looked like someone just killed his dog."

    Now, this would be something you'd need to clean up, but you get the idea. Every game is unique, you should write your lede as such.

    Good luck
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