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  • 1. Write About A Person
  • 2. Formalities
    1500-2000 words
    For in-class editing Tues, Oct 12
    Make available to peer editing groups at least 24 hours before
    Upload revised copy to dropboxOct 14(midnight)
    Double space, Times 12 or equivalent
  • 3. What I am “Looking” for
    Tightly focused description
    Detailed evocation of a person
    May be simply a description of a person, or may tell a story, but must focus on one person clearly.
    That person can be you
    “Show” through actions, character traits and dialogue rather than “tell”
  • 4. How to Achieve That
    Show, don’t tell
    Focus on key features or behaviors
    Use dialogue
    Observe, observe, reflect, observe
    Fill the frame