Oct. 6

Class Plans:

Journal for Class Discussion: What are three specific things you did in revising your cnf? (4mins)


I. Class list of revision

II. What does revision sound like? Listen to Wikipedia

III. Discuss Stories

IV. Revision/ Rewriting Group Activity

V. Craigslist Missed Connections stories



Homework: Read “Stories in your pocket: how to write flash fiction,” by David Gaffney, “The Barbie Birthday,” by Alison Townsend, “Sleeping,” Katharine Weber, “Stories,” by John Edgar Wideman, and “Crazy Glue,” by Etgar Keret (handouts) and write your own flash fiction draft, trying to keep it from 150 to 1000 words, following the conventions laid out in the “how to” blog. Email your homework to me as a word attachment by midnight Oct. 11.