Shannon and Tina are hosting, for the third year, the Post A to Z Challenge Roadtrip. This will run all the way up to December, and all you need to do is signup on a linky list, and travel around the blogs listed as participants in this year’s Blogging from A to Z Challenge.
Given I was already intending getting around all the blogs, signing up and grabbing the little blog button was a no-brainer.
My reflections on the Blogging from A to Z Challenge of last month, word by word – A to Zed:
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Well, I’m not making up a Z post for the sake of it. It’s been a long and windy journey, and if you’ve arrived at Z via the #AtoZChallenge, I congratulate you on your perseverance. It’s been a tough journey for all the bloggers, but I’ve thoroughly enjoyed writing out these posts, and doing the rounds of reading others.
This post will simply work as an appendum, containing a list of all the references, links, and books I’ve used in this A-Z post series on Writer’s Core Habits. But first – a video…
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Columbia grad students Jake Heller (“Strunk”) and Ben Teitelbaum (“White”) pay homage to the iconic style manual, set to Valentino’s music.
For one of the newest commentators on this blog, Angeline.
Give your writing a go, find a little time. You never know what might happen until you do it.
2 Years to a Book. That’s what I realised I could accomplish – on top of my normal writing projects and goals during the year. For others who don’t have the luxury of so many free hours to write, as I do, the program also allows for a book draft completed during that first year.
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As a new writer, one of the hardest lessons I learned (aside from the sheer hard work of writing) was that I would no longer be able to pick up a book to simply read for pleasure.
The core habit I’m discussing here is something that we as writers must be able to do – that of reading as a writer – or developing some x-ray lens when we read.
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Showing my age, but this is what writing – and videography – should be about. My all time favourite message.
THIS IS THE ORIGINAL MUSIC VIDEO from the 90’s.
The lyrics are taken from a famous essay — written in 1997 by Mary Schmich, a columnist with the Chicago Tribune http://tinyurl.com/schmich-sunscreen
This is the original tune, and video as seen on MTV, made by Baz Luhrmann, the film director.