This Wednesday we had to pitch our ideas for our first assignment for New Directions in Narratives. I was rather nervous when I gave my presentation as the idea I pitched was a little unconventional and I couldn’t put forth every aspect of it the way I wanted to in the 3 mins that were allotted and that is something I definitely need to work on. There were a lot of other students who pitched their ideas as well and we had to peer review some of them. So here is my feedback for my classmates in my group:
Thinking all week about what to do for ‘New Directions in Narrative’, a subject in my media course, I decided to take a u-turn on the concept.
Coming up with something for New Direction in Narrative can be rather daunting as writing isn’t something I am entirely comfortable with.
But what I have decided to work on for this subject, is something I have been trying to develop for a very long time, but haven’t gotten around to doing it.
Writing has never been one of my strong points. Starting off the Masters course, it was one of the things I was a little worried about. Having the chance to do “Story, Genre and Medium” earlier in my first semester, gave me a little more confidence in this area, even though I did not necessarily score as much as I was aiming for.
I had just gotten out of my dorm room after binge watching 350 episodes of Naruto Shippuden. Haggard, sleepy and extremely hungry; But content with the accomplishment.
“ “Wait here…I’ll go get the car.”, he said and ran into the rain.
He got into the car, cursing the Gods, completely drenched. He took another look at the new ring on his finger, sighed, and started the engine.
As he drove the old Honda City towards the building, he saw her. Standing in the rain, eyes closed, facing the sky, and smiling.
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Wiping the sweat off his forehead, he said, “You go ahead. I’ll join you later.”
“No you won’t.”, Naina sighed. “You’re coming with me right now.”
“I promise I’ll join you in a bit.”
“Don’t be such a wuss Ayan. It’s my brother’s wedding.”
“I have never done this sober. And besides, I’m terrible.”