[bksvol-discuss] Re: summer & creative writing club arriving the same day!

Keep in mind that I'm an extreme word nerd so will need to be told to shut
up from time to time <grin>.

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& we'd luv havin u!

On 6/13/08, Chris Hofstader <cdh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Cool, I'm looking forward to this.
>
>
> Chris Hofstader
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> day!
>
> All ye humans, great & small,
> You're invited--1 & all!
>
> Summer is but 8 days away in making its yearly debut. Making its
> semi-debut also on that same date is the Friends of Bookshare
> Explorations in Creative writing group. We will be meeting at 9:00
> a.m. pacific, 12 pm eastern, in the friends of bookshare classroom.
>
> For the 1st 4 lessons, we will be studying the topic of "writing what
> you know". The material can be found at:
> http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=2799
>
> The introduction to the course is as follows:
> This unit includes reading and writing activities that are geared to
> developing the use of memory, observation and the senses. The aim is
> to develop your perceptual abilities, honing your capacity to see
> detail in the world. You will be encouraged to start seeing the
> familiar in a new way and to make good use of your own personal
> history.
>
> We strongly encourage all those who wish to participate to read the
> first lesson of this course prior to the group meeting & be prepared
> to discuss it.
>
> The curriculum after that is subject to decision by the group.
> Suggestions that have been given thus far have been:
> http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=2748
>
http://diplomaguide.com/articles/Online_Creative_Writing_Courses_Offered_Fre
> e_by_Top_Universities_and_Educational_Websites.html
> http://www.lifewrite.com/html/class.htm
>
http://www.thecraftywriter.com/2007/09/24/introduction-to-creative-writing-c
> ourse-2/
>
> Again, those who wish to participate are asked to look over these
> materials prior to that time so that the group can make choices as to
> how to proceed. Any suggestions as to other materials for the group's
> consideration would be greatly appreciated as well.
>
> So, to summarize:
> Who? The Friends of Bookshare Explorations in Creative Writing Club
> what: a group designed to encourage its members by means of
> instruction & *constructive* critique to become better writers
> Where: Friends of Bookshare Classroom
> When: 9:00 a.m., Pacific, 12 pm Eastern, June 21, 2008
> Why: Because we can!
> How: Web Conferencing Plugin, & Pat Price's generosity.
>
> Please note: this group will meet the 1st, 3rd, & 4th Saturday of each
> month, deferring to the Fantasy Book Club which meets on the 2nd
> Saturday at the same time. Please also note that this group is
> facilitated, not led, which means that all members' participation is
> necessary in order for the group to be successful.
>
> If you have such, bring writing samples which demonstrate how you've
> used your personal experiences in your writing. Keep these to about
> 1000 words, please.
>
> & remember--Change the world--1 deed at a time.
>
> --
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