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BLOGGING - 2019
March 22 - at No Wasted Ink - Ideas for Stories? Just Where Do They Really Come From? How Do You Find Them?
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2018 Monthly Writers Cheat Sheets Blog Topics
January — Who should you believe?
February — Taking Dictation for Dialogue
March — Pantser Rhetoric?
April — Break the perfection habit and stop editing as you write
May— Why are stories rejected by editors, agents, and readers?
June — Pros and Cons of Writing Every Day
July— Preplanning for NaNoWriMo (a Project Bible)
August — Misplaced Modifiers are laughable and the bane of writers
September— How to Start a Blog (why and when)
October— Is it a matter of talent vs. craft in becoming a published writer?
November— The Inciting Incident (where the story really begins)
December— Short Story or Vignette (what's the difference and who cares)?
OTHER GUEST BLOGGING POSTS - ARCHIVED 2017 POSTS (links may still be good) -
● November 6 - "Beware of It" - https://sharonbuchbinder.blogspot.com/2017/11/catherine-e-mclean-says-beware-of-it.html
November 14 - "On Writing Well -Clarity and Clutter - Part 1 Clarity" - http://www.maureenbonatch.com/2017/11/writing-well-clarity-clutter-guest-catherine-e-mclean/
November 28 - "On Writing Well - Clarity and Clutter - Part 2 Clutter" - take the test and see if your writing has clutter! http://www.maureenbonatch.com/2017/11/on-writing-well-clarity-and-clutter-part-2-clutter-with-guest-catherine-e-mclean/#more-3308
December 11 - A Matter of Logic vs. Creativity - http://joanneguidoccio.com/2017/12/11/a-matter-of-logic-vs-creativity/
2017 monthly blog topics
January - Four Major Bloopers and Blunders to Avoid
February - Eye and Brain Coordination?
March - Sensory Illusion or Delusion?
April - Do You Really Need to Know What's behind the Rule Before You Break or Tweak It?
May - Nightmares for Authors— Freudian Slips, Miscommunications, or Worse
June - Don't Start Where You Started— Start Where the Story Really Begins
July - The Greatest Pronoun Reference Error
August - Common English Simplified?
September - To Trope or Not To Trope
October - It's Not Dialogue But Written Standard Dialogue
November - Never Assume
December - First Impressions Count
Only the past year and the current year's topics are listed above.