Greetings original like 26 members that signed up last year!
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Our next meeting is going to be about books and their interactions with other media.
A specific example, that isn’t a movie is pride and prejudice in vlog form because I have to be a hipster.
You can find it here:
Or Beloved the movie, which was very scary.
Or the daredevil the book that’s based off of the movie adaptation that’s based off the comic. Which I liked better than the movie.
As always we have the figment page, were you can post your first drafts of things and edit each other’s work by leaving feedback.
Still working on the podcast. >.< I love you guys, please have mercy on me.
I encourage you to read Colin Lynch’s intro to his sci fi novel and prod the crap out of him to write more of it.
I’ve been struggling with technology and the e-mail list isn’t working for me so I’m sending the email the traditional way, I hope you don’t mind.
So last week we talked about censorship, what tools we like to write with, the places that we like to write at, and what inspires us to write.
We highlighted the poem/writing of the week. A poem by Ankur Razzdan. Here’s a link to it. (Heart it if you like it 🙂 )
We are looking for great writing/poetry to read and highlight each week. So don’t be shy to post something.
Next week we’ll be talking about book adaptations of movies… switch that, reverse it. Movie adaptations of books. The formalities of writing, like resume writing vs text speak. And (I feel like I messed up the list somehow >.< aren’t you not supposed to start a sentence with and?) any writing exercises, tips or tricks that you use to get better at writing.
As always, we’re at the poetry center Thursdays at 5pm.
Joshua Djakaria… Actually. This is super Cheesy but my favorite author, other than Hemingway is John Green.
You outta mosey on up tomorrow at 5:pm at the poetry center. Where we’ll talk about some of the highlighted writing posted on figment this week.
as well as topics as what inspires us to write and censorship/censored books that we like.
Also mosey is a word.
Also, feel free to join and post to the ECWC figment page. Its open to the public, also marketing. You’d be like, hey. I wrote stuff. Also. I think you can delete stuff if you change your mind. There’s a destroy button.
So I’m not sure how many of you guys are still interested in this club. So what we do is going to depend on how many people can attend on Thursdays at 5:00 pm at the poetry center.
We have a figment group. Which means that we can post our books and poetry for each other to read, like and critique.
Its like social media for writers!
We also have a goodreads group as well, but I feel like we’re going to do most of our talking about books within the actual club meetings. But you know, if you want to know what I and the other club members are reading… *looks around all social media like*
Um, so the first meeting is going to be about books we’ve read over winter break and, if we have time, just books that we’ve read in high school that we like.
Also facebook group, but you already know that >.<.
See you guys Thursday!
Officer Elections & One Last Social Event
The last meeting of the semester is here. It’s been a great ride and a good start for a club that’s been dead for a couple of years. Now, it is full of life, and its members are more than eager to see the next exciting chapter of the UA English & Creative Writing Club. Next week, we will be having two major events. The first is the Officer Elections for next semester, which will be held during our regular club meeting, Friday, May 2, 4-5pm at the UA Poetry Center. Afterwards, we will be holding a Social Event that same day at 7:00pm, at Tom’s house.
Interested in becoming an officer? Then make sure you attend the next meeting this Friday, May 2, 4:00pm at the UA Poetry Center. Come prepared to give a brief speech on what you would bring to the table as an officer if you were to be elected for service next semester. Good luck!
If your’e interested in the Social Event, Click HERE to RSVP, and we’ll see you at 7:00!
Jorge gives a talk on the social networking site for readers called “Goodreads.” He defines what it is, shows how it’s used and describes some useful features that it can provide. More so than just speaking about Goodreads, this talk sheds light on the digital landscape when it comes to reading. Among all readers, especially English Lit. Professors, there is a continuous argument of whether or not reading real books will always trump reading digitized books on a computer, smart phone or tablet.