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CREATIVE WRITING

Creative Writing Syllabus
USEFUL LINKS



Meme Generator memecreator

Idea generator

Snap Judgment--podcasts, stories

"To This Day" an anti-bullying poem and TED Talk

National Geographic Photo of the Day

Moth Radio Stories

Micrography--word portraits

Implied and explicit metaphors

Poetry Archive

Six-Word Memoirs

Thesis statements

Persuasive writing brainstorming template

  and  Business letter format

Jabberwocky, by Lewis Carroll

The National Jukebox(collection of early audio recordings)

Figment

The Sun Magazine

Poetry Foundation

Triolet

Lines We Live By

Morguefile--images

Academy of American Poets

PBS News Hour--poetry series

Ode

News from the year you were born

Poetry Daily

Favorite poem project--videos of Americans talking about and reading their favorites

Personality test--online results with suggested careers

Inspirational quotes

"Living Like Weasels" short story by Annie Dillard

International poetry site

Book spine poetry

Library of Congress--digital collections

Job interview questions--for character development

Shakespearean insult generator

Concrete poetry--images of examples

Patient information form--for characterization

Lexipedia--a visual way to learn new words

Art-search art movements, artists, etc.

Smithsonian Institute

Pourquois tales, or just so stories

Classic short stories

Rube Goldberg machines

Baby name meanings

Rhyme Zone--help finding rhyming words

One Word--60 seconds to write about one word

Maine poets

The Heron's Nest magazine--Haiku

Poetry Out Loud--listen

Favorite Poem Project--videos

Color Seeds--let color inspire your writing

Pic-Lit...an easy way to add words to selected images

Bartleby--poets, verse, fiction and lots more!

Poetry 180

12-Word stories

Visu Words--learn new words, creates diagrams

Grab Bag word generator

Writing contests

Poetic forms and techniques

New York Times

Arts Poetica--poems about poetry

Animoto

National Gallery on Writing

Brevity Magazine

The Time is Now--poetry, fiction, non-fiction writing prompts

Writers Almanac

Storybird

Wordle

365 Picture Prompts

Imagination prompt generator

Story starter sentence generator

Teen Ink

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Academy of American Poets

The Aroostook Review from UMFK

Infinite stories

Mad lib poem generator

Fairytales

Folktales, Fairytales

Poets & Writers Magazine

Narrative Magazine

Silly poem generator

 

 

 



ALTERED BOOK PROJECT
Click here to see a video on how to fold pages in an altered book.

Click here to see a video on how to change the shape of a page.

Click here to view a video of a "junk" journal featuring various folds, pockets, and techniques.

Click here to view yet another altered "flip" book.

Click here to see a video on an altered book that features folded pages.

Click here to view a video on how to prepare an old book--tearing pages, etc.






MENUS
FIRST MENU due Sept. 3
THIRD MENU due 
FOURTH MENU due Nov. 17
FIFTH MENU due Dec. 6
SIXTH MENU due Jan. 23
SEVENTH MENU due Feb. 9
http://www.writeexpress.com/persuasive-essay.html

Business letter format:
https://www.scholastic.com/content/dam/teachers/lesson-plans/migrated-featured-files/format.pdf

Persuasive writing checklist:
https://www.scholastic.com/content/dam/teachers/lesson-plans/migrated-featured-files/checklist.pdf


*new link to #10 travel diary
EIGTH MENU due Mar. 31
NINTH MENU due 
















MEET CURRENT POET LAUREATE, 

Juan Felipe Herrera