Wednesday, February 2, 2011

2/3/11 Daily Journal and Course Overview

Rules for Daily Journals:

Write quietly for 10 minutes (the whole time)
Write thoughts as they come to you.
If you miss a prompt you must make it up at a later date.
These ideas may serve as examples for later assignments.

Prompt for Today:
1. Describe in detail the most beautiful/ peaceful/amazing place that you have ever been. and/or
2. Describe in detail the ugliest/most horrible/ worst place you have ever been.

“If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.” – Steven King, On Writing

Course Content:

Introduction to Poetry
• Imagery
• Simile & Metaphor
• Meter & Rhyme
• Types of Poetry

Introduction to Prose
• Character Description
• Description
• Dialogue
• Types of Prose
Writer’s Journal

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