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A Great Poster on The 6 Questions Critical Thin...

A Great Poster on The 6 Questions Critical Thin... | Creative writing | Scoop.it
“ April 6, 2014 In an earlier post here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning I talked about the 8 elements of the critical thinking process and I argued that critical thinking is a...”
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Skills Practice | Creating ‘Character Recipes’

Skills Practice | Creating ‘Character Recipes’ | Creative writing | Scoop.it
“ What "ingredients" might go into Lady Macbeth Soup? A pinch of paranoia and a pint of blood? In this writing prompt, students use recipes from The New York Times as templates for writing about characters in novels.”
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Good for creating a character
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6 Ways to Enjoy the Editing Process (Seriously)

6 Ways to Enjoy the Editing Process (Seriously) | Creative writing | Scoop.it
“ Writing’s easy; editing’s hard. Getting lost in the fun and the discovery of putting down words can make up for the times when the words don’t come easily. But it’s during the editing process that you’re forced to look at the flaws in your creation.”
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Some handy ideas for editing
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Key Elements Of A Story: The Flashpoint

Key Elements Of A Story: The Flashpoint | Creative writing | Scoop.it
“ The flashpoint of a story is its first turning point and has the function of bringing chaos where there was order. It is the point of no return, the trigger that gives rise to conflict and action.”
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Possible structure
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Watch Kurt Vonnegut demystify story structure with a fairy tale and a piece of chalk

Watch Kurt Vonnegut demystify story structure with a fairy tale and a piece of chalk | Creative writing | Scoop.it
“ A couple of years ago, in a Storyboard piece on John McPhee's gorgeously built Encounters with the Archdruid, the acclaimed author Adam Hochschild wrote about”
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