In our #modigiwri fun, Wendy posted a game to play for blogging as one of our strategies for “creative constraint.”
- Blog 50 words
- Open the dictionary and choose the first 10 words
- Work them into the rest of your post.
This first section of blogging is fifty words of explanation.
A paper dictionary is absent in my house, which is full of books; its absence accompanied my iPhone appearance. So I accepted a new constraint which would also be a way my students could access the process as part of my academic endeavors. Is this acceptable to Wendy? I absolutely did not want to abandon the ability to play with a creative constraint.
- I closed my eyes and let my finger touch a letter on Wendy’s blog post: a
- I googled “Words that start with ‘a'” and found a list at the Learner’s Dictionary.
Thanks, Wendy, for our 150-word adventure.
This post is part of a 30-day challenge to reflectively write and post at least 150 words with the hashtag #modigiwri, which started with Anna here. Join us and here goes!
I’ve also joined the #blogging28 challenge by Edublogs, thanks to Denise’s tweet.
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Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary: explanations we can understand
Love the poem, and :
I felt every word
holding the dictionary
carefully finding each word
knowing the alphabet
in front of me
on the page
Lost in the iPhone
A response sparked by this post. http://wentalearn.blogspot.com/2019/01/dictionary-reimagined.html