Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Exercise 1 from Page After Page

The qualities of your ideal writing guidebook.

Gives me real-world examples of how a writer juggles a paying job and the writing life with family and friends.

Gives me ideas I can apply to my writing, a new approach or just a new way of looking at the process.

Inspires me.

Exercises that I haven't seen or tried before.

The qualities of your ideal writing class.

Classmates who aren't afraid of telling the truth.

Strength to tell the truth.

Not to mix poetry with fiction. They are two different styles of writing.

Time to work in class.

What are all my best writing student-like qualities?

I love to read.

I love to learn, I want new ideas to bounce around in my brain.

I want to challenge myself.

I want to share my passions.