Who: Periods 1, 2, 3, 4, & 7
Set-up: While we spend a great deal of time on the ‘techniques’ of writing, we must never forget that writing is as much an ‘attitude about life’ as it is a set of skills.
Challenge: Pick one of these quotations about writing that catches your eye. Offer a reaction.
Length: 7+ sentences:
“The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.” — Anais Nin
“A word is not the same with one writer as with another. One tears it from his guts. The other pulls it out of his overcoat pocket.” — Charles Peguy
“What I like in a good author is not what he says, but what he whispers. — Logan Pearsall Smith, “All Trivia”, Afterthoughts, 1931