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Writing Prompt for September 14, 2008

Just My Style (1)

This exercise encourages you to consider your use of language in creative writing and both its limitations and opportunities.

  • Write a scene of a short story (one or two pages) without using any adjectives.

  • 1.) How does your approach to description change when you are unable to rely on traditional modes of description?
    2.) What aesthetic choices does that limitation encourage you to make?


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