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“Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.” ~ Isaac Newton

Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write.  Check for completed point-of-view poems and share for Extra Credit.  Discussion on the importance of revision in poetry.  Read and discuss handout on Frost’s comma usage.  Share examples of a multiple draft poem.  Mini-Workshop a poem activity in class.  HW: Writer’s Notebook.

Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write.  Finish the film August:Osage County and discuss how characters are either Southern Gothic elements or Tennessee Williams stock characters.  How is music used in the film?  What is the overall theme?  Lit Mag information coming at ya!  Discuss Patrons, Submissions, Spirit, Jam Sessions and Late Nights, InDesign training sessions and class presentation sign-ups.  Distribute patron packets.  Patrons are due March 6.  HW: Writer’s Notebook.

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