Category Archives: Creative Writing 2, Fall 2010

  • Welcome!

    Posted on September 13, 2010 by mrgord in Creative Writing 2, Fall 2010.

    Welcome to the webpage for the Public Speaking course for Fall 2010 at CUK. This page will contain copies of (selected) handouts, information on events and homework, and more.Here are copies of two important documents for our class: Student Info Sheet (PDF) which I will/have asked you to fill out with a partner and return to […]

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  • Making Blogs (Creative Writing)

    Posted on September 15, 2010 by mrgord in Creative Writing 2, Fall 2010.

    By the way, just in case you’re having trouble making a blog for Creative Writing class: it’s a short and simple process. Go to Blogger.com (or, if you prefer, WordPress.com) and sign up, make your blog, and then write down the address of your blog. Please use your real name, instead of some cute username, so I can […]

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  • Want to Join a Book Club?

    Posted on September 15, 2010 by mrgord in Creative Writing 2, Fall 2010, English & American Culture Through Film, Fall 2010, Listening & Speaking 2, Fall 2010, Public Speaking, Fall 2010.

    One student in the Dept. of English Language & Culture, Seoyeon Kim, is starting a book club. Did you know that reading is a great way of improving all of your English-related skills? Not only your reading ability, but also your writing, speaking, and listening will improve more quickly, if you are reading English text […]

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  • A good talk about writing what you don’t know… and writing in a foreign language.

    Posted on September 17, 2010 by mrgord in Creative Writing 2, Fall 2010.

    Often in Creative Writing classes, teachers will tell students, “Write what you know!” (I don’t think I said that to you, but I could easily have done so.) But Turkish author Elif Shafak has a different idea, one that makes a lot of sense to me and which I think could be useful to you, […]

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  • Fill Out the POLL, folks!

    Posted on September 24, 2010 by mrgord in Creative Writing 2, Fall 2010.

    If you scroll down (or follow this link), you’ll see a post with a link to a poll I’ve asked you to fill out. It’s now the evening on FRIDAY, 24 September, and you’re supposed to be logging into Google Docs tomorrow to find the story that you will be critiquing for Tuesday. The only […]

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  • By the Way…

    Posted on September 24, 2010 by mrgord in Creative Writing 2, Fall 2010.

    While there is a much more important news flash below, I thought I’d post this now. If you want an excellent guide to formatting your writing for class critique and for submission as homework, go and see William Shunn’s guide to manuscript formatting. It’s short, but very good, as well as a perfect example in […]

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  • Homework?

    Posted on September 30, 2010 by mrgord in Creative Writing 2, Fall 2010.

    Hey everyone, I know I assigned you some homework during class on Sept. 28th, but neither I nor anyone who remained atv the end of class could remember what exactly it had been. However, after some coffee and some hard thinking, I’m pretty sure it had to do with one of the three following issues: […]

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  • Creative Writing Homework, 12 October

    Posted on October 13, 2010 by mrgord in Creative Writing 2, Fall 2010.

    Hi everyone! Your homework for today is: to access and review Seoyeon’s story, which is here.You will critique as per usual critique method (and upload a written critique for her) by next class. to carry out a review of opening sections of a number of pieces of writing in English (whether a pile of novels, […]

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  • Deadlines And So On

    Posted on October 19, 2010 by mrgord in Creative Writing 2, Fall 2010.

    Today we had some deadline changes, so here they are: The deadline for written critiques of Seungchul’s and Minkyung’s stories is now 6pm on 27 October 2010. You will upload the critiques to the correct folders here so that Minkyung and Seungchul can read them prior to class on 28 October. We will have “critical […]

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  • Writing Exercises

    Posted on November 6, 2010 by mrgord in Creative Writing 2, Fall 2010.

    I gave you a couple of exercises in the last few weeks. I was asked to post them here, to make sure the instructions were clear, but since I explained them in class, I am going to have to try remember them exactly. (Sometimes variations on exercises are possible, so I’m trying to remember exactly […]

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