Form 4 groups of 3 classmates, and do the following:
- Discuss Style, Lesson 6, and your chosen Zinsser essay
- Discuss Nick Mamatas's "The Inevitability of Formulaic Writing in Literary Fiction: A Case Study." What is the tone and point of this essay?
- Discuss Kurt Vonnegut's "Science Fiction" (handout). Why is Vonnegut concerned about being labeled a science fiction writer?