English 1B, Monday 4/27/20

6-6:10pm.  How are you?  What have you been writing? 6:10-6:20pm:  How’d the papers go?  What are some of the strengths?  Points for improvement, later? 6:20-6:45pm:  Starting to write our stories.  What do you have so far? 6:45-7pm:  The next author….  Samantha Irby.  What did you find?  How do think she’ll be similar, different, from our…

English 1B, Wednesday 4/08/20

-Update on how you’re doing.  What have you been writing? -What is this teaching you, this being kept in place…. What shelter is it providing for your writing, your ideas? -What did you write about Lawson, in your typed response? -Lawson thoughts….  I’m dying to hear where you are feeling her intentions, and why she…

English 1B, Wednesday 4/1/20

-If you want to know your last essay grade, let me know.  But, honestly, we’re starting this whole thing over.  Starting NOW. -First off, how is everyone doing?  What are you writing, how are you dealing with all this?  What’s on your mind? -Let’s PRODUCE.  Story, thought, let’s just MOVE… -Let’s just move forward….  But…

Narrate

your day. Whatever details and specifics you wish to include… Don’t paint a picture, transport readers INSIDE the visual.

Get up earlier.

Start writing before anyone on your street or block, in your city, is moving. If not to write, then move. Closer to your There.

All of it.

The narrative already knows you… Get to know IT.