Neighbors A and B have each received the other's magazine by mistake.
Create a scene in which they meet to correct the mailman’s error. Use the magazines as the basis to make choices about each character, but you should AVOID relying on stereotypes.
Circumstances such familiarity (how well they know each other), location (where they live), time (what day/month it is, what time of the day they are meeting), and so on are entirely up to you.
Point of View
*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.
Stephen King on Dialogue
Read the selected passages about dialogue from On Writing by Stephen King and respond to what he says.
Do you agree with him on adverbs? What are some of his thoughts on dialogue that you find particularly insightful or will find helpful as you craft your own dialogue?
Your Choice! (No School!)
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)
Click here to get some inspiration for a weekend choice journal