Anyway, I posted a request for recs on journalfen, which was very helpful. I ended up using several recs from there:
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Overall, they seemed to enjoy the exercise. One of them has even started writing her own meta fic about...well...our class, and physically remixing stories. I'm a character, and I've been told she characterizes me beautifully. I'd post a link, but so far she's only posted it as a note on facebook. If she posts it somewhere with real names protected, I'll let folks know.