January 4

Tip: In addition to reading, watch movies—not just for fun—but study the characters and settings and scenes.

Thought: “Fiction and poetry have a common goal. They should touch you, move you, grab you.” – Jean Auel

Teaser: Imagine that you have found a treasure box. What does it look like? You’re dying to open it. Should you? Why or why not? If you do, what is inside? What does it mean? Where is it from? If you don’t, why not? And what do you do with it now?