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“The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.” ~Harriet Beecher Stowe
Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write. Check for completed multiple perspectives piece. Share your pieces or at least one perspective. Discussion of Events in Stories, how to build with tension and suspense. Discuss Details in Stories, how to build with figurative language and sensory imagery. HW: Bring items to use in your writer’s notebook because we will be Visual Journaling next class! Your completed fiction piece for workshop is due Monday, Oct. 12. It must be Peer Tutored at the Writing Center and it must be typed, printed, Times New Roman, 12 pt., Double-Spaced. September Writer’s Notebook is due on Wednesday, Sept. 30.
Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write. Most of us will be touring the UVA Art Museum. Pick a piece of art from the Writer’s Eye 2015 selection. Write a prose piece of a maximum of 1,000 words or a poem with a maximum of two pages INSPIRED by the artwork NOT about the artwork=Ekphrastic Writing. HW: Read and complete the worksheet for “The Mystery of Marie Roget,” Gothic Fiction piece is due Tuesday, Sept. 29 Typed, printed, TNR, DS, 12 pt., Completed Writer’s Eye piece is due Tuesday, October 13 Typed, printed, TNR, 12 pt., DS.