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What Does the Other Want?

  • Zoe Charalambous
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Creativity and Culture book series (PASCC)

Abstract

The third (“A List of 20 Instructions”) of the six exercises of this workbook is presented and the reader is asked to engage first. Data in relation to this exercise is discussed revealing its potential to produce two types of writing: “sensical” and “non-sensical,” potentially distracting some participants from their usual writing style. A third case study is presented to showcase a writing fantasy of a participant whose focus of writing is ‘the narrator figure.’ The participant’s engagement with the sequence of the six exercises and evidence in her spoken discourse about creative writing show that her writing fantasy was potentially expanded. Guideline questions at the end help the reader continue exploring their writing fantasy in their texts and responses about writing.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zoe Charalambous
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  1. 1.Independent ResearcherPanoramaGreece

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