Thank you for sharing, not only of yourself and your views into getting started creatively, but the resources that helped you. I look foward to finding new insight in those books. A couple more that I really really found helpful for me: Where it excels is breaking down the peaks and valleys of story telling to better make the overall thing compelling.
Inshe was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Paris for a research project that examined French cultural stereotypes in the writings of Mark Twain. Her research interests include tutoring across identities, cultural and national stereotypes in writing, and Mark Twain studies.
He is super excited to work as a head tutor this year, and happy to help with any of your papers, especially those that are science or math related.
Her unique love of whipped cream and the color yellow make her an extremely warm-hearted and enthusiastic person, so come by and work with her on anything from mathematical proofs to philosophical theories!
She is happy to help with any papers in these fields, but would also love to work with papers for other departments. Joanna loves working with international students, being one herself, but is excited to get to know more about all of the interesting classes Colby offers, and about all of the interesting people who take them.
When not in the FWC, you can find her working on her English Honors Thesis or cooking up a storm in her new apartment in the downtown dorm! Maddy is a writing fellow for a music W1 course, a tutor and happy to assist on any papers written in Spanish through SP She is also a COC trip leader and loves to explore the outdoors, a passion which includes but is not limited to activities such as hiking, skiing, climbing trees, and reading in her hammock.
Grace also enjoys eating chocolate, browsing used bookstores, hanging out with her dog, and of course, helping people with their writing!
She is an Environmental Policy and English double major here at Colby. Eana loves to watch The Office, eat chocolate and drink coffee, and curl up with a good book. She is majoring in Environmental Science, but she has yet to decide on her minor s? I love gardening, cooking, country music and being incredibly sarcastic.
She is studying to be an Environmental Computation major. She just returned from a semester abroad in Freiburg, Germany, having studied environmental science with a focus in sustainability.
In her free time she enjoys driving around listening to music and hanging out with her dog. I would love to help improve your writing and look forward to meeting you! She loves Deep Fried Oreos, scuba diving, and enjoys exploring the Maine outdoors through activities such as hiking, skiing, swimming, and camping.
He can be found living in Lovejoy and in or around the Pugh center. Jacob is a French major with a love for all things language related, English included. His pass times include cooking, running, tarot and preparing for the inevitable revolution of the proletariat.
As the personal is political, he often brings radicalism to writing by disregarding the Oxford comma.
This year in the Writing Center, Jacob wants to help others write more powerfully and take command of their voice, in all disciplines. She spent her first semester freshman year studying in Dijon, France where she developed her French skills and learned that mustard is a food group in itself.
Her other hobbies include productive procrastination, Netflix marathons and Starbucks runs. He is on the lacrosse team at Colby. In his free time he likes binge watching the office and engaging in witty banter with his friends.
Payton is really looking forward to working in the FWC this year and meeting new people! Neuroscience major and a Sociology minor.
She loves hiking, swimming and running, and is a COOT leader as well as a member of the cross country and track teams. She is passionate about the FWC because she loves exploring new writing styles and revision processes. If Natasha is not in the library, you might find her painting, working in the Colby Museum, binge watching TV shows, collecting books and forgetting to read them, or cruising down the ski slopes.
She is excited to work with anyone who comes to the writing center, whatever your writing needs may be! She loves coffee ice cream and golden retrievers, and is a self-proclaimed grammar nerd. He has not yet decided on a major, but he is interested in English, Economics, and Chinese.
He is also a member of the Colby Track and Field team.Procrastination. Is writing in bursts then stopping dead your problem? Piggy Monk Square; Piggy Monk Square – Book Reviews; Practical Creative Writing Exercises Book; Fiction Street – a Short Story.
Authors Notes – Writing Fiction Street; The Sunshine Girl If you are in the early stages and are not yet committed to a particular. Jan 28, · The class will explore the craft of storytelling in both short and feature-length films by analyzing successful scripts and by writing, critiquing, and revising scripts written by each student.
Students will leave the class having written one minute short and an outline for a feature script. To write narrative poems, students continued their focus on line, words, turns, imagery, and figurative language, except they told a story with their poems instead of purely expressing a thought or a feeling.
Intended for a slightly younger audience than my usual books, this story was a super-quick read. Charming and witty, it moved swiftly, narrated by the slightly hapless Josh, who is happy to finally find his super power, but is pretty worried about messing things up, and with some reason.
Procrastination: as endemic to and dreaded by writers as writers’ block. Before writing this piece, for instance, I did laundry, took out the recycling, refilled the dog’s water dish, and made a cappuccino with perfect foam.
This ain’t my first procrastination rodeo. After reading this short story, I’ve realized how important it is to weave the description in with the plot and characterization as the story. In good writing, words aren’t wasted. Everything is an element of story.