The instructors encourage students to use this object to stretch their skills.
A good source for material for poems.
What to use to not fall back on clichés.
Making things up
How writers can be creative and not rely solely on actual events.
A common touchstone for poets.
The use of this item is seen in the section where writers are encouraged to contradict what is already written.
A good source for future work.
Many poetry forms use this to create a hypnotic effect.
The use of this item encourages students to understand psychological truth.
Familiar words and images
Items collected from dream notebooks, free writing exercises, or exercises in making lists.
This section contains 125 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)