Skip to content

A Charismatic Guide to Acing the Eminent Person Blog Post

October 23, 2012

We’re now in the October phase of Talons and lets face it, life sucks. Homework is being dished out in larger masses than a Chinese buffet, but here’s the perfect break in the action, Eminent Person!  The only reasonable excuse in the books to drop everything and actually do something fun!  The first step in initiating the redemption of your social life is to make it look like you are actually using this immense time to some extent. That’s where the introductory blog post comes in.


Here’s a list of keener people that successfully traded in their lives for an extraordinary blog post:

Chelsea’s post on Mabel Stark

  • Layout
  • Engaging opening, especially when it has a photo of a woman with tigers


Zoe’s post on Alan Turing

  • Voice, character, and charisma
  • Personal connections to the Eminent Person


Johnny Z’s post on Galileo

  • Voice and free use of opinion
  • Ample justification
  • Organization of the info and paragrphs


Clay’s post on Orville Wright

  • You can tell right away; Clayton is talking to you
  • Use of whitespace and integration with images


Tyler’s post on Willard Boyle

  • Tyler, we can hear your voice. And we can tell you were interested.
  • Great energy throughout the post


Conrad’s post on Usain Bolt

  • Effective introduction by using quotations
  • Plentiful use of media/images


Louise’s post on Emily Carr

  • Effective use of images
  • Natural flow of to the post


Your voice is what we want to hear. Through a single blog post, we can tell who you are and what you’re passionate about. Don’t be afraid to show yourself, and tell us why you are compelled to study your eminent person. And when you’re finished writing the blogpost, give yourself a pat on the back and go press “publish”.

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: