“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ~George Bernard Shaw
Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write. Review screenplay writing and the three essentials: slug lines, dialogue, direction. Review the common items for particular demographics. Show and discuss how to use celtx screenplay writing software for free. Write your own Commercial Screenplay where you are trying to sell an item to an unlikely buyer. Maximum length is 2 pages (30 seconds). Keep the following in mind with your screenplay: 1. Present a problem 2. Introduce the item 3. Explain why he/she/they need it 4. Show how much better his/her/their life will be with this item. I have taken a photo of the board brainstorm. You may use this for inspiration (it is the photo above this post). HW: Complete your Commercial screenplay which is due next class. Writer’s Notebooks are due May 2.
Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write. Has your group presented its One-Act play? So, can you or can’t you work with a team of writers? Is sitcom writing in your future? Today we will discuss Blog writing and the do’s and dont’s of writing a blog. HW: A printed blog author’s statement is due by next class! Next class we will begin pdf’ing spreads to post to your digital portfolio. HW: Complete your max. 250 word Author Statement blog and print it for next class. Writer’s Notebooks are due May 2.