WRITING PROJECT 4:
NEWS RELEASE #1 (TNR1) (50 POINTS)
WORKSHEET DUE AS FOLLOWS:
• Wednesday, October 18 at noon
• “Worksheet TNR1” Dropbox in D2L
FINAL VERSION DUE AS FOLLOWS:
• Wednesday, October 25 at 11:59 p.m. • “Writing Project 4” Dropbox in D2L
PEER EDIT DUE AS FOLLOWS:
• Wednesday, October 25 at 11:59 p.m. • “Peer Edit: WP4” Dropbox in D2L
FourFiftyOne Publishing’s in-house marketing department will handle the promotion of “Dumpster Fire” and its author, Guy Montag. Your job is to develop public relations materials to promote the novel and its author. (Additional details can be found in the FS17 Scenario Brief.)
We have learned that Guy Montag’s new novel “Dumpster Fire” will be published by leading book- publisher, FourFiftyOne Publishing.
Your task for TNR1 worksheet TNR1 project is to develop a news release to announce 1) the publishing of “Dumpster Fire,” and its release date of Dec. 12, 2017 2) introduce emerging author, Guy Montag. You will need to have a quote from Francis Faber and Montag (two quotes total).
Your news release must reflect the format and style elements described in your textbook and discussed in class. In addition to basic formatting requirements, your release must also include at least one quote from FourFiftyOne Publishing President Francis Faber and emerging author, Guy Montag.
o Remember the inverted pyramid.
o Remember that you can invent quotes for your speakers. In this case, you have no choice. o Remember who your target audience is.
o Remember the news voice and attribution.
Claire McClellan serves as the contact person (See the scenario brief for her contact information). Use your final version’s due date as the release date.
This assignment includes fictional information.