Pick a section of the play, Quarreling and Making Up, that you read today and rewrite it in a way that:
a. avoids clichés — in both dialogue and situations
b. adds details that raise the stakes for the characters — underline these.
Because of dialogue formatting, this journal should be at least one page in length, front and back.
Using one of the characters in your short story, look up his/her horoscope for March 23 and write a scene (separate from your story, at least for now) in which he/she:
Click here to read today’s horoscopes.
Click through the slideshow below to go through the steps for today’s journal. You will need to complete this prior to doing the “I heard it through the grapevine” rewrite
*The in-class prompt involved instructions specific to that lesson. What follows is an alternate point of view journal prompt to be completed by those absent.*
Choose one of the above options and write an account of the story’s events from that point of view.
Be sure to write which viewpoint you have selected at the top of the page.
Creative Writing Journal Prompts
You are to journal every day, including weekends. These journals will ALWAYS be free writes (your choice of topic!) and are not listed separately on this blog.
All journals must be in a college-ruled composition notebook and should be AT LEAST one full page in length. (see handout)