Writer’s block? Or just having a blank moment? Bring out the Five Ws and One H.
Say what?? Rudyard Kipling immortalised the concept in the opening of ‘The Elephant’s Child’, a poem that accompanied one of his Just So Stories, written in 1902:
I keep six honest serving-men
(They taught me all I knew);
Their names are What and Why and When
And How and Where and Who.
Used widely in journalism, interrogative pronouns are basic tools for gathering information. Continue reading