Thursday, September 16, 2010

Topic: How to Begin to Write (5)

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 (continued).
Press conferences. Pressure. Pride. Problem solving. Professionalism. Professions. Progress. Propaganda. Prophecy. Prophets. Proselytizing. Protest. Proverbs. Psychological experience. Psychology. Public opinion. Public relations. Publishing. Punishment. Puns. Puritan. Purpose. Quarrels. Questions. Quotes. Race and racism. Radicals and radicalism. Rage. Rationality. Rationalizing. Reading. Reality. Reason. Rebellion. Recluse. Reform and reformers. Reincarnation. Rejection. Relationships. Religion. Remorse. Research. Responsibility. Restaurant. Revenge. Reviewing. Revolution. Reward. Rhetoric. Right and wrong. Roles. Roller coaster. Romanticism. Routine. Ruins. Rules. Rural life. Sadness. Sanity. Satire. Sayings. Scene. Scholar. Science. Sculpture. Sea. Seasons. Secret. Security. Self-criticism. Self-control. Self-denial. Self-mastery. Self-righteous. Senses. Sermons. Servants. Simplicity. Simulations. Sin. Sincerity. Skepticism. Slavery. Sleep. Small towns. Snooping. Snow. Society. Solitude. Son. Song. Space. Speaking. Specialists. Speech. Spelling. Spirit. Spring. Squirrels. Stagecoach. Standards. State. Statistics. Stereotype. Stewardship. Stoicism. Stories and storytelling. Strategy.

To be concluded.

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