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I even divided these into sections. :dummy:

You Think I Care Stamp by bizarrostamps Rain Stamp by Stamp221 Stamp - I love singing alone by BlueHunter I Heart Purple by webgoddess Stamp: i love blue by flyingdown2011 I Support Silliness Stamp. by miss-strychnine Stamp: Kindness by delusional-dreams I love my TABLET stamp by RRRAI Your Smile... by aternity Violent Stamp by Keiko-Koga :thumb76810001: DA Stamp - Video Games 01 by tppgraphics Hobbit at Heart by eniap .Sleep stamp. by rydi1689 I like trains. by bigfunkychiken

Games:

:thumb39732560: Final Fantasy Stamp by ReverieSummoner I heart HORROR games by RebiValeska Bioshock Stamp by Alcamin Ayane Stamp by neobunny Mortal Kombat stamp by Metadream i love tomb raider games by lucianag GTA: Vice City Stamp by NerdXV MGS Fan Stamp by Busiris monster hunter stamp by Xeno-striker Piggy Stamp by Tippy-The-Bunny Albedo Stamp by Mocha-Rush Xenosaga by IceVallejo Tenchu stamp by Llingy

Movies:

joe black stamp by birdie94 Stamp - Iron Hugs by Isilrina voldemort by lauren-lovebites Monster's Inc. Stamp: ... by XxoOjunefoxOoxX Mulan by ThimbleBostitch The Dark Knight-Joker stamp by Deezmo LOTR - Wander by Jenna-Rose

Anime/Manga/Comics:

Spawn Stamp by MR-PHiLL Witchblade Stamp by Notaku Got Geass? - Lelouch Stamp by DGrayAlchemist Orange-kun by cullencrazay NERV Stamp by HeruNoTenchi Absolute Boyfriend Stamp by BanXiao GITS SAC by skinnyveestamp Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann by Kurasii Lucky Star Dance Stamp... by Sheepio Maria Holic stamp by Nami-DA Imagination stamp by NamiYami One Piece Strawhats Stamp by Zocho Cute Face L + Stamp Death Note by Ludra-Jenova Exalibur Dance Stamp by AlClair Tieria Erde - Stamp by Valandill G00 Fan Stamp by Nawamane Stamp - Gundam SEED: Lacus 2 by Emiliers

Music:

The Original Trio Stamp by nakashimariku Sigur Ros Stamp by Ko-omote Jonsi Stamp by iamadem Explosions in the Sky Stamp by rynald Sara Bareilles Stamp. by mylittlebluesky Classical music stamp by Tollerka Music Stamp by JetProwerTheFox Porcupine Tree stamp by kurokimashin - I Listen To Post-Rock - by AbXorb Film Score Stamp by rushpoint stamp - Fabrizio De Andre' by pallottili Samuel -Subsonica- stamp by HtB-stamps

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Mentorship Project, Fifth Lesson

Fri Mar 27, 2015, 4:24 AM


Hello, my dear mentors and mentees! :salute: I hope the course is going fine for you all, and that you're learning and enjoying yourself. Hopefully making friends, too! (:

First things first

We have interviewed some great deviants for you: in tWR Interviews:Vocabulary, Narrative Voice and POV, raspil and Memnalar talk about narrative voice and POV, and Carmalain7, Vigilo, williamszm, kiwi-damnation and jade-pandora talk about vocabulary building for poetry. Please check it out! And maybe give it a fav:+fav: because it deserves the exposure. :heart:

Poetry Course - Lesson 5

This 5th lesson focuses on vocabulary building.

The Resources/Articles

Synonyms, the Thesaurus and You
Making the Most of the Words You Use (this is a Prose Basics article, but we thought it describes how to build your vocabulary for poetry in a way, too)
We also thought Showing, Part 1 worked right around here. Vocabulary building is also about how to build descriptions and so on, and we felt that the "show, don't tell" thing needed to be mentioned.
Building Your Vocabulary


As before, a warning. Some of these articles may repeat each other, some may give different kinds of advice for the same topic - you can read them all, your mentor can read them and then explain to you, you can choose a few or just one to read; it's really all up to you. We're giving you the tools, but you shape your own course together.

The Activities

Bullet; Red Mentor gives the mentee a list of 5 words straight out of a random vocabulary search, and the mentee must use them all in their poem. A good follow-up exercise could be to write a poem using the synonyms, or antonyms, of the above words.

Bullet; Black take the five words used previously, find words that rhyme with each, and use those rhyming words to make new poems. Rinse and repeat.

Bullet; White exchange a small reading list of good poetry with elaborate vocabulary; it can be DA poetry, too - and Carmalain7 is an example off the top of my head of someone whose poetry fits the bill.

So what do you want to see from us before the lesson is over?

From the activities above, if you do happen to write a piece resulting from them, please note us:note: a link to it so we can include it in our Mentorship Project folder.

Do you need someplace to meet up and talk? A great idea is exchanging skype details, or meet up in theWrittenRevolution's chatroom, it's at your disposal. (:

Prose Course - Lesson 5

This 5th lesson focuses on narrative voice and POV.

The Resources/Articles

Point of View
An Overview on Point o' View
Pesky Point of View
These are offsite articles that could give some help too:
Narrative Voice
Point of View and Narrative Voice

As always, a warning. Some of these articles may repeat each other, some may give different kinds of advice for the same topic - you can read them all, your mentor can read them and then explain to you, you can choose a few or just one to read; it's really all up to you.We're giving you the tools, but you shape your own course together.

The Activities

Bullet; Red Mentee must write out of their comfort zone and use a POV they never used before.

Bullet; Black An exercise of inversion. Mentor chooses a short story/prose, and the mentee must either: 1, write it from another character's POV or 2, have the character who narrates have a completely opposite view of facts compared to the one they have in the original story. 

So what do you want to see from us before the lesson is over?

From the activities above, if you do happen to write a piece resulting from them, please note us:note: a link to it so we can include it in our Mentorship Project folder.


Do you need someplace to meet up and talk? A great idea is exchanging skype details, or meet up in theWrittenRevolution's chatroom, it's at your disposal. (:

So, what do we do now?

Now you start working on your lesson! :D

Poetry fellows,your next lesson will be posted on April 9th!

Prose friends,your next lesson will be posted on April 16th!



If you need anything...

Please note the group and let us know any concern you have, or clarification/advice that is needed, we're here to help! Just a note:note: away.



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