CREATIVE WRITING MYTH PROJECT DUE MONDAY DECEMBER 1 GOAL: Write your own myth and present it in “book” form. You will be conceptualizing and writing your own myth. The finished product will be a book-like presentation of the myth with creative embellishments such as cover, illustrations, font, page decorations, etc. CHECKLIST Step 1: Class notes on characteristics of myths Step 2: Proposal of basic concept of myth outlines with elements of literature Step 3: Rough draft of myth Step 4: Peer edit/review of myth Step 5 by Nov 14: Conceptualize the book. Create thumbnails of the cover and pages. Thumbnails are miniature sketches of the pages to help set up the layout. To do this, you can get a piece of blank paper and fold it in fourths. In each quarter, sketch the general look of a page. You can also do this on half pages. It is VERY, VERY important to plan it all out before you start making it Consider: Color scheme Font & font size Paper type Cover material Borders Illustrations What will be on each page Step 6 by Nov 14: Final draft of the story. Step 7 by Nov 14: Get all materials needed to construct the book. Step 8 by Nov 21: Create and assemble the book Step 9 Dec 1: Present the myth to the class You have absolute creative freedom on this. Use it wisely and have fun with it !