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Daily Agenda - 11/12 Creative Writing - Tufts

Due the first class day after Thanksgiving Break

posted Nov 18, 2015, 6:54 AM by J Andy Kane   [ updated Nov 18, 2015, 6:55 AM ]

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

Wednesday, November 4th

posted Nov 4, 2015, 7:24 AM by J Andy Kane

Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been
Film Clip
Real inspiration for the story, Charles Schmid

A Crime To Remember, "The Pied Piper"

Monday, October 19th

posted Oct 19, 2015, 10:20 AM by J Andy Kane   [ updated Oct 19, 2015, 10:22 AM ]


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.

Friday, October 16th

posted Oct 16, 2015, 9:30 AM by J Andy Kane   [ updated Oct 16, 2015, 9:31 AM ]

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. 

Monday, October 5th

posted Oct 4, 2015, 8:44 AM by J Andy Kane


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

Friday, Sept 25

posted Sep 25, 2015, 12:15 PM by J Andy Kane

Due Monday: Read The Practice of Creative Writing (click the Bumblebee at right) pages 16-19. Be ready for a quiz.

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