This week your writing challenge is to compose your own short story. The story can be about anything you like. The only things that are required are as follows. The paper must be 3-5 pages double-spaced, feature at least 4 characters, and have a surprising ending. Embrace this challenge as an opportunity to be creative… Continue reading The Short Story Challenge
This semester we will read a number of short stories. The short story is a wonderful medium for the telling of great stories in a form that can be read all in one setting. This week we will be reading two short stories. The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell and The Necklace by Guy… Continue reading Keep it Short
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee's 1960 Pulitzer Prize winning novel is our reading for this week. The book touches on the serious issues of racial inequality. It pulls much of its content from Lee's own background growing up the segregated South. The book was adapted to film in 1962 and is one of… Continue reading Read This!