Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Topic: How to Begin to Write (3)

Purpose of this blog: Topics related to how to write.

10-second review: “There are no rules about what constitutes a proper seed. It can be a character, a name, a situation, structure, overheard dialogue, a setting, a theme, even a vague feeling.” P. 8.

Title: “Where Can You Find the Seeds of A Good Story?” Alexander Steele. The Writer (October 2010), 8.

Comment: Or an idea. Below are some ideas to use as springboards for writing. From my book, Teaching English, How To…. Raymond Stopper. Xlibris. 2004.

Possible Topics for Writing (continued).
Half-truths. Handicaps. Handwriting. Happiness. Hatred. Health. Heaven. Hell. Heresy and orthodoxy. Hero and heroism. History. Holocaust. Honor. Hope. Horsemanship. Humanity. Humility. Humor. Hunting. Hypocrisy. Idealism. Ideas. Ideology. Idleness. Illness. Illusion. Imagination. Immortality. Indian summer. Individuality. Inquiry. Influence. Information. Inhibitions. Inhumanity. Innocence. Innovate. Instinct. Institution. Insult. Intellectuals. Intelligence. Interaction. Internationalism. Internet. Interview. Intolerance. Intoxication. Introversion. Irony. Isolation. Itching and scratching. Jail. Japanese-Americans. Jargon. Jealousy. Journal. Journalism. Joy. Judaism. Jury. Justice. Kin. King. Knitting. Knowledge. Labor. Lake. Landslide. Language. Lava. Law. Leadership. Learning. Legend. Legislating. Letter to the editor. Liberalism. Liberty. Libraries. Life. Lifestyle. Limitations. Lincoln. Listening. Literacy. Literary analysis. Literary criticism. Literature. Logic. Loneliness. Love. Lying. Machines. Majority. Manners. Marching. Marriage. Martin Luther King. Martyr. Mask. Mass movements. Mathematics. Maturity. Media. Medicine. Medication.

To be continued.

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