Category Archives: Creative Writing Journal Entries

Journal Entry # 20

For this class, we were given the opportunity to workshop different short stories (nonfiction or fiction), or poems. Not only was today the last day of class, but it was also the day where my paper was workshopped. My short … Continue reading

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Journal Entry #19

In class we went over character development, a continuation from the previous lesson plans. We discussed how characters are essential in a story, and discussed the importance of characters over the importance of the plot (generally a plot is developed … Continue reading

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Journal Entry #18

In class we went over the ideas of what one’s short stories should do. They should try to make the reader think and feel about what transpired within the story. The idea of asking why we as writers are writing … Continue reading

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Journal Entry #17

In class went over the basics and meaning of a short story. We learned that short stories are, as the name suggests, short and limited in length. The problem with a short story is the idea of lacking character development, … Continue reading

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Journal Entry #16

In class we once again went over our short stories. We were assigned to create our ending of the short stories which I found to be difficult. In my creative fiction writing that I have done in the past, my … Continue reading

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