avoiding dead ends that cause revision or tossing chapters

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Re: avoiding dead ends that cause revision or tossing chapt

Postby mike m. » Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:08 am

[quote="Lbeauchesne"]Find something you do understand with 2 parts which can be likened to writing. Just standing in front of a class and saying "this is the planning method and this is the pants method" won't help the majority of students.
When I was at school, teachers used analogies all the time. It was often tied to something the teacher knew well. If you look into things you enjoy and know about outside of writing, you may just find something that you can liken the writing processes to.
I only use horse riding as it's something I know well from participating.[/quote]
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i have many analogies
they all relate to planning

cant find anything that would help teach pantsing
which is probably a good thing

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Re: avoiding dead ends that cause revision or tossing chapt

Postby ostarella » Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:21 am

[quote="mike m."]cant find anything that would help teach pantsing which is probably a good thing[/quote]

Yeah, I've had teachers who don't understand or like what they're teaching and it showed, so probably is a good thing. The students will figure things out, once they get out of the classroom - they're usually very open-minded and eager to learn.
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Re: avoiding dead ends that cause revision or tossing chapt

Postby rob-lost » Tue Aug 29, 2017 12:21 pm

I can say with certainty that I don't want to be taught by anyone with open disdain for the subject matter.
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