Friday, September 17, 2010

Topic: How to Begin to Write (6)

Purpose of this blog: Topics related to writing.

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 (concluded).
Stress. Stubborn. Students. Study habits. Stupidity. Style. Success. Suffering. Suicide. Superior person. Superstition. Surgeons. Suspicion. Swearing. Symbolism. Sympathy. Tact. Talk. Taste. Tavern. Taxes. Teaching. Teamwork. Tears. Technology. Television. Terror. Theater. Theme. Theory. Thinking and thought. Thrift. Time. Toast. Tolerance. Tools. Tornado. Tragedy. Trains. Trait. Tranquility. Transportation. Travel. Triage. True believer. Truth. Tyrants. Understanding. Uniforms. Unity and multiplicity. Universe. Universities. Utility. Values. Vanity. Victory. Villain. Violence. Virtual. Visual. Vocations. Volcano. Vulgarity. War. Water. Wealth. Weapons.  Weather. Weddings. Widows. Will. Winter. Wisdom. Wit. Witchcraft. Wives and husbands. Wonder. Wood pile. Words. Work. World. Writing. Wrongs. WWII. Youth.

Next: You have picked a topic. Now what do you do? Brainstorm.

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