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Creative Writing: Weeks of Sept. 17 and 24

TimeSept. 16, 2012

from:Byers, Emily

to:Creative Writing

Monday, 17 September 2012

• Discuss Writer’s Block Remedies (handout)
• Individual conferences with instructor: review draft of Character Sketch #1
• In-class time to work on Character Sketch #1 (due Wednesday)

HW: Revise/finalize Character Sketch #1 – due Wednesday, 19 September.

Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Character Sketch #1 DUE
• Review Peer Critique Guidelines (handout)
• Swap and peer-critique Character Sketch #1

HW: Begin work on Character Sketch #2 – due Wednesday, 26 September. Draft of CS#2 due on Monday 24 for students who want instructor’s input.

Friday, 21 September 2012 – “B” DAY (NO CLASS)

Monday, 24 September 2012

• Character Sketch Film Clips – watch and discuss as a class.

• Optional conferences with instructor: review draft of Character Sketch #2

• In-class time to work on CS #2 (due Wed.) or brainstorm for Short Story #1

HW: Revise/finalize Character Sketch #2 – due Wednesday, 26 September.

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Character Sketch #2 DUE
• Swap and peer-critique Character Sketch #2

HW: Brainstorming for Short Story #1 (2 pages due next Monday).

Friday, 28 September 2012

• Short Story Assignment #1 (handout) – 5-8 pages total – 2 pages due Monday, 1 October; final draft due Wednesday, 17 October (first "A" Day after Fall Break).

• In-class time to work on Short Story #1

HW: 2 pages of Short Story #1 – due Monday, 1 October.