A COMPLETE PORTFOLIO CONTAINS, IN THIS ORDER:
- Title page with your name; your grade and school name; your email address and phone number.
- One current school photo of yourself
- 5 poems
- 2 complete short stories
- Choose ONE of the following:
- one 5-10 plage play or script for television or film OR
- one personal narrative (a creative, non-academic essay that tells a specific, true story from your life)
- One academic essay (something you turned in for an English class)
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Please format all samples in 12-pt. Times New Roman font. Submit work in a light-weight 3-ring binder. Select your best work, and submit the number of texts as outlined in the directions (no more, no less). Submit samples which demonstrate a variety and range of work (for example, if you want to submit sci-fi, fantasy, or romance, limit it to one piece). We want to read writing that demonstrates YOUR unique voice.