Fastwrite: What technique or assignment from Kenneth Goldsmith might you borrow or adapt in your own teaching? Your own writing?To what ends? As always, try to ground your writing in a specific passage from the text.
Moment of Zen
The Apotheosis of Uncreative Writing: David Shields on Stephen Colbert
Spend about 20 minutes per project. Authors should walk readers through their projects, with the aim of getting advice in response to specific questions.
Fastwrite: Write a quick draft of your cover memo for your first draft next Tuesday. Come up with a title for your project, a quick description of its form (and platform), a summary of your argument, and some questions you want to ask your readers.
First Drafts and Responses
- Tues, 4/29, 11:59 pm: Post your first draft with cover memo.
- Thurs, 5/01, 4:00 pm: Post responses to your group members’ drafts.
- Fri: 5/02, in class: Workshop first drafts.