Tag: A to Z challenge

Apr 17 2016

Blogging lesson on the purpose of img alt #atozchallenge extra post #html

For those of you who already know about this, here’s a music video instead. THIS POST ALSO APPEARS ON THE A TO Z CHALLENGE MAIN BLOG I am not a coding expert. I learned all of this by watching other people, Google searching, and trial with lots of error. (Ha ha) But here’s an important …

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Apr 16 2016

#atozchallenge N is Novelsmithing #WriteTip Animal Characteristics to Describe People @SheppardDavid

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples N is for “Novelsmithing” Book: Novelsmithing, The Structural Foundation of Plot, Character, and Narration by David Sheppard @SheppardDavid My dice roll: 1646 (ebook location out of 2581) Lesson: Use characteristics of animals to describe …

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Apr 15 2016

#atozchallenge M is for Manuscript Revision by @hollylisle #WriteTip for Weak Words

Click for my theme details  26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples http://hollylisle.com/one-pass-manuscript-revision-from-first-draft-to-last-in-one-cycle/ M is for “Manuscript” Book: One-Pass Manuscript Revision: From First Draft to Last in One Cycle by Holly Lisle @hollylisle My dice roll: 6 (ebook/pdf location out of 8) Lesson: Weak Words Is …

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Apr 14 2016

#atozchallenge L is for Writer’s Lab #Prompt Protagonist Failure

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples L is for “Lab” Book: The Writer’s Lab: A Place to Experiment with Fiction by Sexton Burke My dice roll: 112 Lesson: Writing Prompt about a protagonist who fails A protagonist normally achieves a …

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Apr 13 2016

#atozchallenge K for Kress #Writing #WriteTip Character Changes, Motivations, and Actions @nancykress

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples K is for “Kress” Book: Write Great Fiction – Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint by Nancy Kress @nancykress My dice roll: 77 Lesson: Changing Goals and Emotions Character changes must be the result of story …

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Apr 12 2016

#atozchallenge J is for James Scott Bell #Writing Plot Ideas from Issues that Outrage @jamesscottbell

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples J is for “James” Book: Write Great Fiction – Plot & Structure by James Scott Bell @jamesscottbell My dice roll: 39 Lesson: Ways to get plot ideas This section of the book gives 20 …

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Apr 11 2016

#atozchallenge I is for Insecure #WriteTip #IWSG Use the Zodiac @JunetaKey #CharacterSheet

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples I is for “Insecure” Book: The Insecure Writer’s Support Group Guide to Publishing and Beyond by Alex J. Cavanaugh, J. L. Campbell, Susan Gourley, Joylene Nowell Butler, L. Diane Wolfe, Lynda R. Young, Michelle …

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Apr 09 2016

#atozchallenge H is for Heart #Writing #WriteTip Give the Hero more Problems

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples H is for “Heart” Book: Writing the Heart of Your Story: The Secret to Crafting an Unforgettable Novel (The Writer’s Toolbox Series) by C. S. Lakin My dice roll: 104 (of 204) Lesson: Create …

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Apr 08 2016

#atozchallenge G is for Getting Published #WriteTip #query @carlywatters

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples G is for “Getting” Book: Getting Published in the 21st Century: Advice from a Literary Agent by Carly Watters @carlywatters My dice roll: 964 Lesson: 6 Tips to Make Your Query Stand Out 1- …

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Apr 07 2016

#atozchallenge F is for From Inspiration to Publication #Writing #Pacing #WriteTip

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples F is for “From” Book: From Inspiration to Publication: How to Succeed as a Children’s Writer: Advice from 15 Award Winning Writers by Pamela Glass Kelly My dice roll: 102 Lesson: Pacing your book’s …

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Apr 06 2016

#atozchallenge E is for Edelstein #Writing #CharacterTraits #writetip @lindanedelstein

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples E is for “Edelstein” Book: The Writer’s Guide to Character Traits: Includes Profiles of Human Behaviors and Personality Types by Linda Edelstein @lindanedelstein My dice roll: 17 Lesson: Bossy Style personality traits The Bossy …

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Apr 04 2016

#atozchallenge C is for Craft & Technique #writing #openings #writetip

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples C is for “Craft” Book: Craft & Technique (Writer’s Little Instruction Book) by Paul Raymond Martin My dice roll: 105 Lesson: Test the story opening “A well-crafted opening should put a worry on a …

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Apr 02 2016

#atozchallenge B is for Bruce Ballenger – Discovering the Writer Within #freewrite @curiouswriting @barryLane

Click for my theme details  26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples B is for “Bruce Ballenger” and “Barry” Book: Discovering the Writer Within: 40 Days to More Imaginative Writing by Bruce Ballenger and Barry Lane @curiouswriting @barryLane My dice roll: 158 Lesson: Freewriting for 35 …

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Apr 01 2016

#atozchallenge A is for The Art of War for Writers – Character Motivation #writetip #writing @jamesscottbell

Click for my theme details  26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples A is for “Art” Book: The Art of War for Writers: Fiction Writing Strategies, Tactics, and Exercises by James Scott Bell @jamesscottbell My dice roll: 138 Lesson: Utilize the Q Factor as a strategic …

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Mar 25 2016

These April Goals Include #WRiTECLUB2016 and #AtoZChallenge

Bucket List.     2016 Goals: Have 6500 Twitter followers ~ currently at 5663 — up 548 from last month! Download the update for my blog theme, whatever that might entail Keep Supporting Diverse Books Be part of 4 blog hops/fests. Participate in at least 2 #OABookClub reads Rewrite and edit my urban fantasy novel, …

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Feb 25 2016

A month of Lucky Goals

The BIG EXCITEMENT this month comes not from the luck of the Irish, but from my two favorite blogging events of the year. First, it’s time to GET READY TO RUMBLE! There’s nothing better than reading two short stories (under 500 words each) followed by giving feedback and voting one on to the next round. …

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Feb 08 2016

#ShareTheLove Blog Hop and Giveaway

GIVEAWAY ALL ABOUT SOME OTHER BLOGGERS I’ll begin with Misha Gericke. (Or Misha Gerrick, as she’s also known.) She’s a talented author with a positive attitude. She is also the blogger who runs the goal hop you see me posting about every month. Find her, and the kick-in-the-pants motivation you need to meet your goals, …

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Jan 07 2016

GIVEAWAY Blog Hop – Hello my name is

Sharing fun/quirky/interesting/silly things about me and my blog! About J Lenni Dorner 1. When I was about seventeen, I wrote a short horror story. The male main character of that story had a daughter who he had named after his first car, which is where that daughter was conceived (not that he told her that …

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May 05 2014

#AtoZchallenge Reflections Post 2014

  I feel fortunate to have been able to take part in the 2014 A to Z challenge. I am thankful for all the people who were kind enough to stop by my blog. I am optimistic about the “road trip,” where visiting the challenge blogs continues. There were many passionate, engrossing, and unique blogs …

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