Creative Essays: Self-editing

Daily Prompt #13:  Catharsis

What’s on your mind right now? Write it down!

Write for five minutes.

 

Today, the goal is to start fine-tuning your creative essay rough drafts by completing a self-edit checklist. Keep in mind we will be peer editing tomorrow, so get your essay in the best shape you can today.

If at all possible, bring a typed copy of your rough draft to class tomorrow. If you can’t, make sure you write legibly.

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Fiction: Self-editing

Daily Prompt #30: Catharsis

Write whatever is on your mind right now.

Take five minutes.

Today, the goal is to FINISH YOUR ROUGH DRAFTS.

Already done? Fantastic! You can jump right into self-editing . Self-editing is not required, but it’s highly encouraged.  Keep in mind we will be peer editing tomorrow, so get your essay in the best shape you can today.

If at all possible, bring a typed copy of your rough draft to class tomorrow. If you can’t, make sure you write legibly.  🙂

Fiction: Self-editing

Daily Prompt #38: Writing from a Word

THANKSGIVING

Write whatever comes to your mind when you see this word.

Take seven minutes.

Today, the goal is to start fine-tuning your fiction rough drafts.

First, let’s review the rubric in Google Classroom so you know exactly what the requirements are, as well as how you’ll be graded.

Now, use the remainder of the hour to self-edit your writing. Keep in mind we will be peer editing tomorrow, so get your essay in the best shape you can today.

If at all possible, bring a typed copy of your rough draft to class tomorrow. If you can’t, make sure you write legibly.