Below is your Fiction Project assignment that you will turn in to the drop box for Week 04. Be sure to contact your instructor if you get stuck or have questions.
Step 1.Last week you outlined your plot. From your basic plot you should be able to identify two characters to write sketches for. In our Little Red Riding Hood simplified example you would choose the little girl and the wolf.
Step 2.Before you start study your textbook on Cultural Considerationsand Characterization.
Step 3.In a new document (separate from the rough draft of the story you are working on) write character sketches of two of your characters. Try to include some cultural details.
What to turn in this week:Submit your two character sketches.
Developing Your Rough Draft
To get things going on your short storybegin to write the rough draft as you complete your Fiction Project assignment above.(You wont turn your rough draft inuntil Week 08. Plan towork on it a little each day.) Use your plot outline theme and the two character sketches (see above) to help you get started.In generalwill find that your Fiction Project assignments will help you build and strengthen your story as you go along.
Submit your completed assignment by following the directions linked below. Please check theCourse Calendarfor specific due dates.
Save your assignment as a Microsoft Word document. (Mac users please remember to append the .doc extension to the filename.) The name of the file should be your first initial and last name followed by an underscore and the name of the assignment and an underscore and the date. An example is shown below.
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