Space Fantasy Book Cycle 2

Idea Generation

What is this project about?

Looking for more support narrowing down your idea? Try using the idea matrix on this page.

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Writing at least the next three chapters of my space fantasy book.

What do you want to get out of this project?

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where did the skills go? we are taking skills out of the idea generation process, in an attempt to make projects more career-focused. If you want to get leveled-up for a project, share it with the appropriate guide or faculty member for feedback upon completion.

Guiding Question

Turn your idea above into a guiding question.

Check out some resources on how to write a guiding question here.

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How can I best write the next three chapters of my book, which will introduce a new main character as well as set up the main plot focus?

Exploration

Use this space to take notes, keep track of your sources, or conversations you have with people about this project.

Production

What will it take for you to complete this project?

Use the table below to set your own timeline for deliverables, keep in mind when your final work product is due at the end of the cycle.

Work Product Deliverables

MilestoneDateDone
Chapter 8
February 23, 2021
Chapter 9
February 26, 2021
Chapter 10
March 5, 2021
Finish all plotting of part 1
March 5, 2021
Work Product due
March 5, 2021

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How do I embed my work product on notion?

Click below where it says "Untitled" this will open a new page with an embed block. You can click on this embed block to upload a file or link from your computer. You might also choose to create your project write on that untitled page itself.

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Add a short description and cover photo

At the top of this page, you'll see a field where you can write a short description of what this project is about. if you hover over the title, you'll also see a place where you can "add cover". Pick a photo that captures the main idea of your project.

Work Product

Reflection

Reflect on this project cycle by answering the questions below.

The act of reflecting allows us to pull out the big takeaways that we'd like to remember from this project to make recalling them easier.

What are some of the most interesting discoveries you've made working on this project?

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Tell us what you discovered about yourself through this project!

The chapters that I wrote in this cycle were the last of the chapters that I needed to rewrite (I had written several chapters in the book a few years ago, and the plot has changed significantly since then, so I had to rewrite them). I really enjoyed getting to expand the chapters and add new scenes and details to hint at later plot developments.

What extra resources would be helpful for this project in the future?

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helpful books, websites, people, or resources

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This cycle was the first that I was able to devote long periods of time to writing each day, and I loved being able to get immersed in the story.
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I had some writer's block while in the middle of writing chapter 5, and it set me back about a week. Ultimately, I had to pause on that chapter and move on.
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In the future, if I have difficulty writing a chapter, I'm going to move on right away, and then return to it later, to minimize the time lost.

Feedback

Use the pages below "QR Partner Feedback" and "Faculty Feedback" to find places for improvement.

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Advisor Feedback

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