A. Ryley Leech, 21, Student
B. Napa Valley, CA (11 years) Richmond, Va (8 years)
C. Richmond, Va
D. I am most interested in story or screenplay writing. I haven’t had any
formal experience in writing of this nature
E. Writers who I admire are Hunter S. Thompson, Chuck Palahniuk, Tobias
Wolff and Pat Conroy. I enjoy their works for different reasons, but
collectively authors have a distinct voice that I admire.
F. Time, National geographic, Rolling Stone
G. Time, National Geographic, Rolling Stone
H. I like to think that my strength as a writer is my creativity, which im sure
will be tested through this course. My weakness is grammar.
The most helpful criticism I have received was ‘ don’t bore your
I don’t anticipate any problems in completing the course
L. I don’t have a ton of experience with short stories, however one of my
favorite books in high school was Canterbury Tales.
M. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Lone Survivor, Game of Shadows,
Generation Kill, Death of a Salesman, Great Gatsby, Scar Tissue, One
bullet away, Joker One
I like the narrators voice in
The Use of Force
. I think that the cynical inner
interjections throughout the story is the strongest aspect.
Through the narrators
voice one can see the quick dissipation of patience and understanding with the
We couldn’t have been more excited. We were on our way to New Orleans for the
National Championship. We were staying in one of the nicest hotels in town and
held 3 tickets to LSU vs Ohio State, valued at $ 4,000 a piece, and all we paid for
is gas. We pass some houses that have been demolished by Katrina, but that’s not