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Week 8: Writing in Social Media

Monday, March 7 Micro literature presentations Discuss image macro memes. Discuss rage comics memes. Discuss other kinds of memes. Assignment: Write 3 memes: one image macro, one rage comic, and one other kind. Try to push the form beyond jokes. Post memes on Twitter, using the following hashtags: #engl3238 #meme Wednesday, March 9 Class does… Read more »

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Week 4: Twine

Monday, February 8 Read: Anna Anthropy‘s Queers in Love at the End of the World, and Hunt for the Gay Planet. Assignment: Download and Install Twine 2.0 on your computer. Read the Twine 2 Guide. Begin writing an original hypertext work (genre up to you) as you do the Learning Twine Tutorial. Save your work… Read more »

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Our Characters

Here’s a link to a page with our character information, including social media links. Note: the page is automatically generated by Google Docs. And it’s a mess. But the links to social media profiles work.

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Week 7: Storytelling

Monday, September 21 Read Chapter 6: Fiction (CICW) Write a plot outline for a story based on your fictional character and our participation in the Generative Writing Project. Be prepared to present a brief summary of your story to the class. Wednesday, September 23 Bring a written draft of a story to class. Share and… Read more »

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The Generative Literature Project

We will be developing our character, Senator Wilbur MacIntosh and his network of human relations in this space and in our shared folder. Here’s an embedded copy of our working document (open in a new tab):

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Week 3: Twitter as a Platform

Monday, August 25 Twitter setup: Create Twitter account Follow @leonardo_UPRM Send a Tweet with a link to your blog and the following info (copy & paste): #engl3238 @leonardo_UPRM Use the #engl3238 hashtag to identify and follow fellow classmates. Guess what you can doView line breaks on Twitter webLet the fun begin. — Twitter (@Twitter) March… Read more »

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Week 2: Pinterest as a Platform

Monday, August 18 Discuss writing samples Discuss Pinterest as a platform Tools Dimensions: 785px x 1102px Caption: 500 characters Short fiction in Pinterest (pinfic) Assignment: Pinfic Write pinfic using Canva. Constraint: 500 characters (including spaces) Pin on class Board. Wednesday, August 20 Pinfic Workshop Assignment: Revise your pinfic. Write a blog posting with a brief… Read more »