Category Archives: Examples

Replying to alternative solutions: three examples

In contrast, there are other proposed solutions aimed at reducing recidivism. Recent Princeton MPA graduate and government consultant Daniel Edelman writes in the Stanford Social Innovation Review that, “By addressing head-on the financial troubles of people leaving incarceration, we may … Continue reading

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Saving the Cat

Consider this structure for plotting from Blake Snyder’s Save the Cat and Publishingcrawl.com: Opening image An image/setting/concept that sets the stage for the story to come. Long ago, in a galaxy far away, a controlling government called the Empire takes control … Continue reading

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2250 Details

We’ll talk about Ted Kooser’s discussion of details in class.

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2250 Syllabics

Consider this example of syllabics from Ted Kooser’s The Poetry Home Repair Manual.

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4420/4425 Planning

Here is an example of some of the planning of a book you’re probably familiar with.

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2010 Proposal example

In a small group, read and grade this APA-style example proposal. Use our criteria. Note any problems you see for our later discussion. Emily Hanna Rethinking Recycling: Why Reusing Needs to Be User Friendly Many people hold on to the belief … Continue reading

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For workshop 23Oct17

“You know you can take a breath now.” I hear the displeasure in my voice but don’t care to change it. “You’d think that as long as you had been in my pond you’d need a good breath by now.” … Continue reading

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