1. you will enjoy reading; 2. students will enjoy writing; 3. students will enjoy reading what others in the class have written 4. you will enjoy writing.
If any one of these conditions were not true, then it probably wasn't a very good assignment.
Advice I give to my students: When your words surprise you, you know you are writing.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
My Dog Who Dies
I might start looking for a new dog now. Miles was
such a lovely dog; can’t think of it now. Hard to handle the death of another. It's easier to handle my own. It's hard to
handle perspective: the universe within which I and my dogs don’t matter; the
world, within which idiots like Trump matter; my world, within which my dog who