Tuesday, July 24th, 2012
I’ve always been interested in fashion. Mainly accessories: scarves, shoes, hats. My collection of hats has grown considerably over the years. I wear fedoras, baseball caps, berets, and my favorites, “writing hats.” These are the “hats” you to wear when writing for different mediums. Their styles are different. You have APA, MLA, AP, broadcast writing, etc. Writing for the internet is distinctive as well.
I learned this during one semester at Eastern Michigan University, I took three writing classes – broadcast, research and public relations. For each class I had to remember to wear a different writing hat. At times I would get confused and write 1,044 instead of one-thousand-forty-four in my broadcast writing class. Continue reading