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GGRB03: Writing Geography

This guide will help students in GGRB03 with finding scholarly and popular sources for your essay assignment on writing a personal story about a place you lived or visited.

Storytelling Basics

Getting Started


  1. What is your subject?
  2. Who is your potential audience?
  3. What are the most interesting and/or unique aspects of your subject?
  4. Why does your subject matter?
  5. What story do you want to tell about your subject?
  6. What jargon or concepts might you need to explain?
  7. How will you keep your audience's attention?
  8. What do you want your audience to remember?