Advanced Writing

Email Etiquette Assignment

Original Submission: Email 1 (To a potential employer) Subject Line: Application for Summer 2020 Balzer+Bray’s Editorial Internship Dear Dr. Smeller, I’m writing to apply for the Balzer+Bray’s Editorial Internship for summer 2020. My current job as a content producer for the Rambler Media Group gives me experience as a copywriter, layout and graphics designer, photographer, and… Continue reading Email Etiquette Assignment

Advanced Writing

Personal Statement

Requirements (Texas Christian University's Bob Schieffer College of Communication's Strategic Communication Graduate Program): Statement of no more than 250 words describing academic and/or professional objectives. Original Submission: Huddled next to my high school journalism teacher and classmate in a storage closet, we cracked opened the first box and carefully pulled out the shrink-wrapped book. It… Continue reading Personal Statement

Advanced Writing

Job Application Assignment

Job listing:   Original Submission: 1234 Street Name Fort Worth, TX 76179   2/18/2020   195 Broadway New York, NY 10007   HarperCollins Publishers: Growing up, I was known as the girl who always had her face in books -- until I was the one creating them. Storytelling is the bottomless chocolate fountain I keep… Continue reading Job Application Assignment

Advanced Writing, Uncategorized

Stephen King Response Essay Assignment

Original Submission: Why Writers Ought to Read Stephen King’s “On Writing” After publishing over 60 books, several of which have gone on to be made into movies, translated into different languages, and win awards, Stephen King has earned the ethos to provide advice to others in his craft (Simon&Schuster). At first glance, King’s “On Writing:… Continue reading Stephen King Response Essay Assignment