“I was within and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life.” ~F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write.  Again, we will review Spoken Word poetry and watch a few more examples.  We will begin writing our first draft in class.  HW: First written draft is due next class.

Creative Writing 2-4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute freewrite.  Distribute True Grit and the following handouts: Lesson One, U.S. Marshals, The Shadow of the Civil War, Pride & Prejudice, Introduction, Other Works, About the Author.  Read and discuss About the Author.  Finish Spoken Word poetry discussion.  HW: Read pages 9-11 and True Grit Lesson One due next class.  Spoken Word poem draft 1 due next class.

Filmmaking ~ Continue editing your Spring film projects.  First, work on trimming clips.

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