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PUBLIC MARKS with tags rhetoric & Narrative

December 2006

Four Word Film Review

by jlesage & 4 others
really, reviews in just four words for over 16,000 films

November 2006

Mojiti-video commentary software

by jlesage & 11 others
useful for teachers making clips to analyze in class; "personalize any video with your story. With visual spotlights, you can narrate your personal videos, add captions or subtitles, or comment on any scene."

group hug // anonymous online confessions

by jlesage & 9 others
like postsecrets but in prose; "type a note about a fault of your own, something you did or thought about and are not proud of"; filters out obvious lies, overtly vulgar, identifying specific others.

Zen Koans -

by jlesage & 4 others
zen koans help writers rethink narrative in another tradition of storytelling

Roadside Architecture

by jlesage
documenting roadside architecture in the US, under many whacky categories; this is a favorite theme of mine in photography

Tameri Guide for Writers: Plot and Story

by jlesage
one page of a larger, useful site for writers; this page covers what a screenwriter thinks about to construct a spine, here called plot, or basic story idea; it is the central task for the writer

October 2006

Guardian Unlimited | Science | DNA discovery may crack old murder cases

by jlesage
news article that gives new plot device to use in crime tv scripts or detective films; new way to interpret old or poor quality DNA samles

Types of Stories for the Telling

by jlesage
useful for writers and teachers; screenwriters will find a lot of basic story types to exploit

Marie-Laure Ryan

by jlesage
homepage of scholar with many of her essays on narrative theory and electronic textuality available in full text form.

September 2006

One sentence that relates something true

by jlesage
good for autobiographers, bloggers, screenwriters--folks who want to write pithy impactful accounts of their and others experiences.

July 2006


by jlesage
a fun personalized daily creation of poetic advice just for you, visitable many times

June 2006

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