The exotic essay. What happens if you choose an elective that isn't your cup of tea. So you write about what interests you hoping that you'll get marks for being obtuse.
I think I'm losing the plot now or getting into my flow: Olympics, Wimbledon, Grand National, Grand Prix. There are many occassions when NOT to write an assignment.
A podcast. Who needs the written word when you can say it with a smiley voice?
Lost the plot. Bitty. Random notes with. No beginning, middle or end.
An odd thing. A poem perhaps? Or an essay with a split personality that wasn't much improved by putting bells on it.
Any excuse will do: gone fishing, got a cold, computer ate it, dog ate it, parents unwell, children unwell, busy at work, made redundant (again) ...