“A children’s story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children’s story in the least.” ~C.S. Lewis

Creative Writing 1 – Begin class with a 10-minute free write.  Review magazine fundraiser expectations.  Fundraiser is due Friday, September 6.  Share Found Poems.  Begin discussion on What Makes a Good Short Story? handout.

Creative Writing 2-4 – Begin class with a 10-minute free write.  Review magazine fundraiser expectations.  Fundraiser is due Friday, September 6.  Reminder that Editor Applications, if you are interested, are due Friday, September 13.  Share group Exquisite Corpse poems.  Discuss upcoming field trip to the UVA Art Museum for the Writer’s Eye writing contest.  Announce Bus Lines winners!  Choose a t-shirt color.

Filmmaking –  Review magazine fundraiser expectations.  Fundraiser is due Friday, September 6.  Review Early Cinema–Edison, Lumiere, Melies.  Create a 5-Shot Scene and hand it in for a grade.  Begin discussion of Mise-en-Scene: Setting, Lighting, Acting, Costuming.  Look at a few examples including The Coen Brothers’ No Country for Old Men.

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