Manuscript Formatting

Extra Credit

 - Class Reading
 - Silent Writing
 - Silent Writing
 - Lecture
 - SSR
 - Quick Prompt
 - Socratic Seminar
 (321 Responses Due)
 Monday / Tuesday Wednesday / Thursday Friday

Daily Activities
(Activities and Deadlines in addition to regular activities listed above)
  • Due the first class day after Thanksgiving Break
    1) Story #4 typed in the shared Google Doc (2-pages)
    2) Journal with 14 entries and a Writer's Log glued-in and filled-out correctly
    3) Watch one television show/film, diagram the plot as before (at least 1-page of bullet points)

    Students with a last name that begins with:
    A-M should already have done 321Response#5 on Refresh, Refresh (text at right)
    N-Z do not have anything due

    Posted Nov 18, 2015, 6:55 AM by J Andy Kane
  • Wednesday, November 4th
    Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been
    Film Clip
    Real inspiration for the story, Charles Schmid

    A Crime To Remember, "The Pied Piper"
    TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10 @ 10:00

    Posted Nov 4, 2015, 7:24 AM by J Andy Kane
  • Monday, October 19th

    Story 02 Assignment:
    Type-up a story which you have already written in your journal. Use the Google Doc that I shared with you called: CW - 2015S1 - Story 02
    Your options are:
    1) The Girl/Boy emulation story
    2) The Hills Like White Elephants emulation story
    3) The Family Arcana emulation images
    4) Another story that you have written to your own prompt
    This typed assignment is due by Sunday, October 25th at midnight

    Reading Assignment: 
    Read the Images section of The Practice of Creative Writing (bumblebee at right) pages 125-139
    Due by next Monday/Tuesday class (26th/27th) . Be prepared for a quiz.

    There is no required daily writing to be done this week. This week is a time for you to get caught-up. Daily writing will resume on Monday, October 26th.
    While catching-up, make sure you have Story01 and Story02 completed.

    Posted Oct 19, 2015, 10:22 AM by J Andy Kane
  • Friday, October 16th
    I will be collecting Writing Journals on Monday, October 19th. Students should have three weeks of completed journal entries written in their journals. Also, Writer's Logs should be up-to-date and filled-out fully. 

    Posted Oct 16, 2015, 9:31 AM by J Andy Kane
  • Monday, October 5th

    Composition Checklist

    □ 3rd Person Observer
    □ Iceberg Technique
    □ Blank Characters/Mostly Dialogue
    □ Bare Setting
    □ Subdued Situation/Underlying Tension

    □ Past Tense
    □ Two Characters
    □ More Than One Language
    □ Bare Dialogue
    □ A Public Place (setting)

    Part A: 1) List high-stakes decision
               2) Choose the characters

    Part B: 3) Write the story

    Part C: 4) Cut out as much as you can
                5) Re-read the story/compare

    Posted Oct 4, 2015, 8:44 AM by J Andy Kane
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* Ant Icon by Gilad Sotil from the Noun Project
* Honey Bee Icon by James Keuning from the Noun Project
* Melolontha (Beetle) Icon by Arthur Shlain from the Noun Project

Writing Fiction
  by Janet Burroway

The Practice of Creative Writing
  by Heather Sellers

-Girl / Boy
-Family Arcana (no link)
-How to Date a Br. Girl
-Things They Carried

Common Threads
  by Repetto & Aaron