If you’re bored writing it, they are bored reading it.
Alternative copy took the yearbook world over quickly, and there is no great surprise why. With professional publications creating content with variety and interest, scholastic journalism would, of course, follow in those steps. And now we have.
Alternative copy for yearbook means you don’t always stick to traditional LQTQ format when writing main stories. Instead, the structure of the content conforms to the content itself. Now, stories have the opportunity to breathe and dance and play in a way that only can happen if we are thoughtful and creative in our storytelling approaches.
The link to download the alternative copy presentation is below. Here, we review the different story forms used in the Odyssey yearbook.
Presented originally at FSPA fall workshop.