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2014

Death

Minnesota State University, Mankato

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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 ...