Today's Daily Agenda

1. Attendance

2. Confirm Genre Survey. If your name is not on this list, classify yourself.

3. How goes the writing?
For me:

  • Will I be done?
  • Will it be revised in a decent enough format that I can let another human read it?

4. Card

  • Reactions?
  • Exposition
    • Asimov stuff on 90
      • Butler ex on 91
    • Naming
    • Abeyance
    • Implication
    • Literalism (special problem for spec fic writers)
  • Piquing interest

The "Workshop"

  • Review opener of Wild Seed & discuss
  • Paragraph 2 and 3 98
  • Paragraph 4 on 99
  • Pov shift
  • We ARE NEVER AWARE OF EXPOSITION 100

Language

Diction

  • Leguin guide
  • Three examples on 101-2 and reaction
  • Profanity
    • 104--what about messing with propriety?

5. Workshop/Studio time

  • Author--make a list of questions, concerns, or areas you want feedback on in your story.
  • Find a partner
  • Share those questions, concerns, or areas you want feedback on with your partner
  • Read that section aloud and get targeted feedback.
  • Give your partner feedback as well

6. Next time:

  • Exile's Honor Ch. 13-16.
  • Set up workshop groups.
  • Devorah will be our first "Victim." Look for her story tomorrow pm via email.