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Week 2: Hand Coding

Monday, February 19 In class: HTML basics. Collabedit. Assignment: HTML Work: Write a story, poem, or other short work using HTML, images, audio, backgrounds and formatting. Bring your work in a USB drive in a folder that with the HTML file and all the assets. Read How to Choose a Domain Name and come to… Read more »

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Week 1: Spring 2018 Startup

Welcome to Digital Creative Writing! This semester we will be exploring our creativity with language in digital media environments. Here’s some basic information on the course: Syllabus Dr. Leonardo Flores Our Facebook Group Wednesday, February 14 In class: Introduction to the course. Assignments: For Friday: Join our Facebook Group. Share a link to a Web… Read more »

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Final Exam: Portfolio Presentations

Wednesday, May 18 The exam will be from 12:00-2:00 pm in CH-326. Fill in this self evaluation form for the second half of the semester (UPR login required). Final Portfolios: Prepare a portfolio that features your best work done in this class, but also links to all other assignments and your blog. Share a link… Read more »

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Weeks 16-17: Performances and Portfolios

Monday, May 2 Class meets in La Cueva de Tarzán for the I ♥︎ E-Poetry Café Bonus opportunity: read one of your works. Webyarn Remix due (see Slack channel for details). Wednesday, May 4 Webyarn Remix due today. Instructions: rename the reveal folder with your first name. compress (zip) the folder. Upload it to this… Read more »

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Weeks 14-15: Multimedia Writing Frameworks and Performances

Monday, April 18 Read entries on Alan Bigelow’s Webyarns and “My Life in 3 Parts“ Assignment: Tweet your GIF poems before class on April 20. Give it a title and use the following hashtags: #engl3238 #gifpoetry #NPM16 #NationalPoetryMonth Wednesday, April 20 Read 3 of the following works: “A Change of Heart“ “The Shootout“ “Fast Forward™“… Read more »

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Week 13: Moving Words

Monday, April 11 GIF Poetry Hippani, PicGIF Lite Wednesday, April 13 Explore Strings, Video Poetry, Kinetic Typography, Video at the ELC3 Friday, April 15 Class meets online through this assignment. Assignment, Part 1 Write 2 short GIF poems or one long one, Post it/them in our Slack group before 4:30 pm on Friday. Assignment, Part… Read more »

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Weeks 10-12: Netprov

Week 10: Spring Break Weeks 11-12: Netprov Monday, March 28 Generative writing draft workshop Bot ethics: “Microsoft Chat Bot Goes on Racist, Genocidal Twitter Rampage“ Introduction to netprov: What are moments in your life when you tend to tune out? What are moments when you’d like to be anywhere but there? How might others appreciate… Read more »

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Generative Writing Assignment

The goal of this assignment is to write a generative work, using one of the frameworks we’ve studied in class this week. Options A Twitter bot, using Cheap Bots, Done Quick! A Taroko Gorge remix A Memory Slam remix Guidelines Bring an operational draft of your generative work to class on Monday, March 28. We… Read more »

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Week 9: Bots and Generative Writing

Monday, March 14 Discussion of Bot genre: Read “What is a Twitter Bot?“ Read the Bot Collection in the ELC3 Explore the Genre: Bot resource in I ♥ E-Poetry Assignment: Post a link to and response to a bot that interests you in our Slack by Friday, March 11 Explore Cheap Bots, Done Quick! Post… Read more »

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Week 7: Fandom & Social Media

Monday, February 29 Remaining group presentations on fandom. Bring a draft of a fanfic (blog post, HTML page, Twine, whatever) to share with your group, based on the fandom you’ve been studying. Wednesday, March 2 Fan fiction assignment due before midnight on Friday, March 4. Publish your fanfic in an online community. Write a blog… Read more »