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2014

Fiction

Journal

Short stories

Articles 1 - 5 of 5

Full-Text Articles in Creative Writing

8:01 Pm, Jake Hjelmtveit Aug 2014

8:01 Pm, Jake Hjelmtveit

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Jake Hjelmtveit's short story 8:01 PM was written as part of a creative writing group using the theme of Moving On. For our group, Moving On represented the emotional weight in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Moving On implies change, and all good prose and verse possess change. As creative writers, we explored this theme through subjects ranging from the death of a loved one to loss of one’s faith. By focusing on our theme, we examined our own lives and improved our creative writing skills. We attained our goals through observation, discussion, information gathering, writing, and revision ...


For The Love Of God, Marissa Hansen Aug 2014

For The Love Of God, Marissa Hansen

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Marissa Hansen's short story For the Love of God was written as part of a creative writing group using the theme of Moving On. For our group, Moving On represented the emotional weight in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Moving On implies change, and all good prose and verse possess change. As creative writers, we explored this theme through subjects ranging from the death of a loved one to loss of one’s faith. By focusing on our theme, we examined our own lives and improved our creative writing skills. We attained our goals through observation, discussion, information gathering, writing ...


Small Town Changes, Excerpt, Marissa Hansen Aug 2014

Small Town Changes, Excerpt, Marissa Hansen

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Marissa Hansen's short story Small Town Changes, excerpt was written as part of a creative writing group using the theme of Where we Live. For our project, group members explored the theme Where We Live in its varied interpretations through fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. For my project, the theme Where We Live was addressed through creative nonfiction. I wanted to explore my own value as a writer, to myself and to my peers. The piece I wrote was influenced by my vision of personal events in my own life as well as the objective view of my narrator and ...


Things To Ponder, Mandi Bingham Aug 2014

Things To Ponder, Mandi Bingham

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Mandi Bingham's short story Things to Ponder was written as part of a creative writing group using the theme of Where we Live. For our project, group members explored the theme Where We Live in its varied interpretations through fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. For my project, the theme Where We Live was addressed through creative nonfiction. I wanted to explore my own value as a writer, to myself and to my peers. The piece I wrote was influenced by my vision of personal events in my own life as well as the objective view of my narrator and her ...


Dreaming In Steps, Kelly Biers Aug 2014

Dreaming In Steps, Kelly Biers

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Kelly Biers' short story Dreaming in Steps was written as part of a creative writing group using the theme of Where we Live. For our project, group members explored the theme Where We Live in its varied interpretations through fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. For my project, the theme Where We Live was addressed through creative nonfiction. I wanted to explore my own value as a writer, to myself and to my peers. The piece I wrote was influenced by my vision of personal events in my own life as well as the objective view of my narrator and her interpretation ...