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Writing Workshop Blog: Close Your Eyes and Imagine

Historical Fiction, Independent Writing, and NaNoWriMo October 9, 2012: The Dictionary Game and Cross-Questions loosened us up for writing this week. In the Dictionary Game, I selected a word from the dictionary and asked everyone to write a possible definition. I read all of the responses with the real definition mixed in and took guesses as to which meaning was…

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Forbidden Letters

Hello, everyone. To begin our second session, we played a game called Forbidden Letters, inspired by a novel written by George Perec, called A Void.  He wrote the entire book without using the letter e.  Then we wrote short, absurd stories in pairs through an activity called Suddenly.  We discussed the NaNoWriMo project and very much enjoyed hearing each other’s story…

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