Tuesday, June 3, 2014

MGP: Billy the Kid and Your Project

Michael Ondaatje's The Collected Works of Billy the Kid is a fantastic example of what can be done with multigenre projects. His creative blend of fiction and fact craft an engaging story for readers. What elements of the excerpt did you find most engaging? How can that be transferred to your own writing? Describe elements that you would craft differently if you were writing Billy the Kid's story. Think critically about Ondaatje's piece: what does he include (whether it is genre-based or stylistic) that would add to your project? Explain each in detail. Feel free to respond to one another's comments.