“Not all those who wander are lost.”
Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a ten-minute free write. Check for character interview and plot outline. Spend class time writing a “vintage” inspired story. Create a first sentence that will grab your reader. Hint at the conflict within the first page. HW: If you’re loving your story, finish it. If not, don’t worry about it. Writer’s Notebooks (30 pages) will be due on Sept. 30.
Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a ten-minute free write. As a class, do the Direct_vs_Indirect handout and discuss together. HW: Create a character sketch where the focus is on indirect characterization. Maybe you want to just focus on one scene. This exercise should be one to two pages long. Writer’s Notebooks (30 pages) will be due on Sept. 30.