Class notes: Thursday, April 14

Notes on profile stories: 


Make sure to place your subject in place and time.


  • Photo at top
  • ID your subject on first reference
  • Last name only on second and subsequent references
  • Writing in first person- ask yourself whether it’s necessary to the story:

When I asked Anna to describe her husband to me she smiled, and her eyes lit up, “Tim is a fantastic husband, we’ve been married almost 51 years. We love each other fiercely, we have fun together, and we laugh a lot.”

Learning to listen:


6:24 –


12:30 – spent three months up on the roof

13:13 – 13:35

114: 39 – as soon as I could pick up a Coke bottle


3:22 “I love to take nothing and make it pretty….”






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