Write About Place

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Write About Place

  1. 1. Write About Place<br />
  2. 2. Formalities<br />1500-2000 words<br />For in-class editing Tues, Sept 28<br />Upload to dropbox Sept 30 (midnight)<br />Double space, Times 12 or equivalent<br />
  3. 3. What I am “Looking” for<br />Tightly focused description<br />Detailed evocation of place<br />Has central idea or metaphor to hold together<br />Some universal theme is expressed<br />
  4. 4. How to Achieve That<br />Show, don’t tell<br />Controlling metaphor<br />Use all five senses, and the sixth<br />Observe, observe, reflect, observe<br />Fill the frame<br />

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