The Catalyst

A Writing Teacher Writes (plus some writing prompts and recipes)

This is Water June 7, 2013

Filed under: Teaching,Videos,Writing Prompts + — Christopher P. DeLorenzo @ 2:34 pm
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A few prompts for you this time, plus a video that will inspire mindfulness.


Beach, beach, and more beach

What is it about sadness that can be so fulfilling?

He was a thrill seeker

My advice? Save the prompts for later, and watch the film now (it’s nine minutes, but worth every second).

While you’re floating in the space that the film leaves you in, take pen to paper, and see what comes out.

(Note: The film’s narrative is built around an excerpt from the late David Foster Wallace’s famous commencement speech.)




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