Calendar of Deadlines and Layout
If you are unable to meet a deadline email the editor or advisor to negotiate a new due date.
Specific Article Guidelines
Other Article Resources
- Principles of Good Composition – General writing tips
- Beginning Reporting – Step by step process for writing your article
- The Art of Writing News – Article Structure and Format
- Tips from the Pros – Getting started, keeping yourself credible, and interviews
- Writing a Newspaper Article: 5 Tips – Hints to keep your editor happy
- Journalism Resources – Info about specific article components
- High School News Organizations – Read other student newspapers
Writing Improvement Exercises
Writing improvement exercises are periodically handed out. Any writer that completes and hands in the exercises will have first choice of article ideas on article picking day. The following are exercises that have been given out this year. It’s never too late to complete and hand one in to gain some seniority!
- Are you a member of the Talon and Facebook?
- Request to Join to get updates on deadlines and contribute to article ideas