Compose an audience and venue-appropriate popular culture article informed by your research. Drawing on
- our reading about the style, form, and audience of research-informed popular culture writing
- advice from guest speakers on techniques for writing for popular audiences
- your research about and rhetorical analysis of the conventions of articles published in your target scholarly journal (conducted for the Popular Venue Analysis assignment)
you'll produce an article written for readers of a particular target venue. The topic, form, style, use of media, etc. must be shaped by the characteristics of your specific venue, which should be chosen carefully. Any media included in your piece should either be embedded as it will appear in the published version or indicated with a placeholder and the media included as an additional file(s).
In workshop drafts and the final draft, your classmates and I will use the article characteristics detailed in your Popular Venue Analysis to evaluate/comment on your article.
To document and reflect on this aspect on your revision work, the final draft of your Popular Article will be accompanied by 1 paratextual document:
- Pitch materials used to pitch your piece to venue's editor/publisher/etc. This should include the content of the pitch itself as well as information about the medium through which it will be delivered.