Posts Tagged ‘creative writing’

Creative Writing Discovery – Part 2

In Part 1 of this post, we explored some of the subjective hurdles that may be encountered by students when drafting their Creative Writing for Discovery. Now we will delve more explicitly into the craft of constructing a powerful short story, of allowing a potent discovery to unfold in the short space allocated to you…

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Creative Writing Discovery – Part 1

The Creative Writing section of the HSC Paper 1 exam offers students the chance to display their understanding of Discovery by using their imagination to construct a short fictional piece. As enjoyable as this is, similar words of caution made about the comprehension section apply a propos of creative writing, for pitfalls abound in preparing for this part of…

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HSC Discovery – Introduction

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As you may know by for now for HSC Discovery, students of both English Standard and English Advanced share the challenge of tackling common content for their English Paper 1, the first hurdle in the HSC (rat) race. Mercifully, those responsible for the administration of the HSC appreciate that this is a stressful and challenging…

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The Secret to Superb Creative Writing in the HSC

Creative Writing in the HSC is the skill that is least conducive to pre-planning, and in contrast to a strong essay, eludes precise, mathematical understanding. This is because the success of your creative writing piece will depend heavily on how spontaneous and genuinely expressive it is of your concerns and ultimately your own self. Sadly,…

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5 Things Every Band 6 HSC English Essay Must Have

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Achieving excellent grades in HSC English is something that not all students believe that they can achieve. The reality is that every single paper can be distilled into a few core elements…. And you know what the good news is? There is a formula that you can learn. All the good work of your teachers…

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Handy Creative Writing Tips

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Creative writing – the two words in the HSC English syllabus that make students wince in despair!  Few guidelines and barely any structure is given, yet you are expected to craft a story out of thin air using a tiny amount of stimulus. However, creative writing is not always as it seems – it is…

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