Writer’s Inventory

The Writer’s Inventory assignment is a way for us to quickly learn some things about you and your interest in creative writing. These questions have no right or wrong answers, so please answer them honestly and thoughtfully. Please type your responses and bring them to class on January 19.

  1. What motivated you to take this course?
  2. How did your interest in creative writing start?
  3. Which genre interests you the most: fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, or hybrid genre writing? Why?
  4. What are three things you expect to learn in this class?
  5. What are three goals you can set for yourself this semester?
  6. Describe your writing process including the place(s) you normally write (dorm, apartment, coffee shop, Club Milner, etc.), the time of day you typically write, and the materials you use (pen & paper, computer, blogs, etc.), as well as all other important details you can think of. Do you write on your own or is all your writing assignment driven?
  7. Finish this sentence: Writing is…
  8. Finish this sentence: Creative Writing is…
  9. What is the purpose of creative writing?
  10. Write something about yourself that will help me get to know you better.