Monday, September 30, 2013

Friday October 4

You will have class Friday October 4 without me present.

Form 4 groups of 3 classmates, and do the following:
  1. Discuss Style, Lesson 6, and your chosen Zinsser essay
  2. Discuss Nick Mamatas's "The Inevitability of Formulaic Writing in Literary Fiction: A Case Study." What is the tone and point of this essay?
  3. Discuss Kurt Vonnegut's "Science Fiction" (handout). Why is Vonnegut concerned about being labeled a science fiction writer?
Choose one person in your group to EMAIL me a report of your group activities/responses by 5 pm Friday afternoon.

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