FINAL EXAM: Tragedy Hits Home  May 23, 2008 - June 13, 2008

Reading and Deliberating

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Tragedy Hits Home


Objective:
-create a collection of poems and/or prose pieces (i.e. stories, notes, journal entries, letters) that work together to tell a story
-create realistic characters a reader can relate to
-tell the story of a tragedy from multiple points of view


Rules:
-you must have at least 7 pieces working together
-they can be any mixture of poems, stories, notes, diaries, letters, text messages, etc.
-each piece must show a different persons experience of the same tragedy
-pieces should be posted in the FINAL EXAM contest on our site
-pieces MUST BE POSTED IN ONE ENTRYthat means all your pieces put into one writerscafe document. Design it nicely so its easy to tell where its separated
-the whole entry should have a single title, but each single piece should have its own, too


Helpers:
-think of a tragic event first and dont start writing until you have a few different characters designed.
-what are tragic events?
*9/11 *earthquakes *volcanoes *hurricanes
*crimes *car accidents *wars *bad hair days?
(this is not an exhaustive listyou could think of others to use)


Rubric:
-minimum 7 pieces 5 10 15 20 25 30 35
-tragic event adequately described 5 10 15
-divided up and posted correctly 5 10 15
-pieces work together to tell story 3 6 9 12 15 18 21


Due Date:
DUE POSTED ON WRITERSCAFE BY THURSDAY JUNE 12 @ 8:15 A.M.

Prizes

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Fra/c/ture
Hatfield, PA

Stats

8 Contestants
8 Submissions
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Created May 22, 2008

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Rules

  • Only DHS Creative Writing Members can Submit
  • All types of Writing can be Submitted
  • All Genres of Writing can be Submitted
  • Each Contestant May Submit 1 Piece of Writing
  • Writing may be submitted 5/23/2008 - 6/13/2008
  • Winners will be decided by the Moderator

Disclaimer

Fra/c/ture is solely responsible for the content of this contest, including all promised prizes. Take any promises of large monetary awards with a grain of salt. Contact Fra/c/ture if you have any further questions.


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