Writing as a Social Action
Fastwrite: Pick two posts from your classmates that you’d like to talk about. One should focus on a successful attempt to use social media to contribute to a public conversation; the other should focus on an attempt that illustrates some of the problems in trying to do so.
- Mon, 4/24, class: Identify the digital writer you want to profile and set up a time to talk with them. I’ll ask you to share who you’ll be profiling and why in class. We’ll also talk about how to compose interview questions with your particular person in mind.
- Wed, 4/26, class: Read Fenton and Lee, chapter 11, on “The Revision Process” (pp. 147–55.)
- Thurs, 4/27, 10:00 am: Post your profile to this site.