NEW RULES for 4th QUARTER for ALL ENTRIES:
- 1 entry for a “C”; 2 entries for a “B”; 3 entries for an “A”.
- Length: Each entry must be a minimum of 3 full paragraphs
- Paragraphs: Each paragraph must be 5+ sentences.
- Any entry that is less than 3 paragraphs — and entries with paragraphs less than 5 sentences – are not guaranteed credit.
Challenge: Pick one of these quotations about writing that catches your eye. Offer a reaction:
Quote 1: “Writing is making sense of life. You work your whole life and perhaps you’ve made sense of one small area.” – Nadine Gordimer
Quote 2: “Writing is a form of personal freedom. It frees us from the mass identity we see in the making all around us. In the end, writers will write not to be outlaw heroes of some underculture but mainly to save themselves, to survive as individuals.” – Don Delillo
Quote 3: “If you know what you are going to write when you’re writing a poem, it’s going to be average” – Derek Walcott