Diary writing is one of the most personal and informal categories of writing. Diary writing can be based on experience, a scene, a description or narration of a certain event or any other thing or activity that the writer considers worth writing in his personal diary.
In the examination, the question on diary writing is aimed to test your imaginative, creative and expressive skills.
GUIDELINES FOR DIARY WRITING
A diary entry has no fixed format or style of writing. However, a good diary entry does contain the following features:
1. A good diary writing contains the place, the date, the day and even the time of writing. For example Agra 20th July, 20XX Friday, 8:00 p.m.
2. A diary doesn’t need any formal heading. However, it is optional. If you want, you can give a suitable heading.
3. The style and tone are generally informal and personal. However, it depends on the subject. Sometimes the tone can be philosophical and reflective too. You can freely express your viewpoints and feelings.
4. As the diary is the writer’s personal document, the diary entry doesn’t need any signature. It is totally optional.
5. You can evolve your own suitable style depending on the topic of your writing.
SOME SAMPLES AND EXAMPLES OF REPORT WRITING ARE:-