Blogging From A to Z Challenge – Theme Reveal!

In the past few years, I’ve seen bloggers participate in the Blogging From A to Z Challenge. After picking a theme, they post something about that theme every day during the month of April (not including Sundays). I’d considered doing it, but this is the first year I’ve actually done the necessary work of picking a theme and outlining a list of posts.

Blogging A-Z

So throughout the month of April, I’ll be posting on the theme of: Story Stuff.

Each post will be on the topic of developing a story in some way or another. Some posts will also include pieces of flash fiction, as I want to stay on schedule but also keep my flash game strong (that sounds naughty. Writing. I’m talking about writing). The posts will likely be shorter than my “normal” offerings, but I hope they will lead to some lively conversation in the comment sections.

And for those of you who like sneak peeks (geez – still talking about writing!), here are the topics (or if you’re reading after they’re published, there will be links):

A – Agency

B – Best friends (supporting characters)

C – Conflict

D – Dialogue

E – External motivation

F – Foreshadowing

G – Growth (arcs)

H – Humor

I – Internal motivation

J – “Just” and other crutches

K – Killing our darlings

L – Likable vs. Livable

M – Men

N – Names

O – Onomatopoeia and other sensory words

P – Point of view

Q – Questions

R – Romance

S – Stereotypes

T – Tenses

U – Underwear (know thy characters)

V – Victory and defeat

W – Women

X – eXclamation marks and other punctuation

Y – Young characters

Z – Zippers and other seemingly minor details

There you have it! Make a note to pop in and check out your favorite topics, and I’ll see you in the blogosphere!

33 thoughts on “Blogging From A to Z Challenge – Theme Reveal!

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  5. Pingback: Story Stuff: S Is For Stereotypes | Allison Maruska

  6. Pingback: Story Stuff: R Is For Romance | Allison Maruska

  7. Pingback: Story Stuff: Q Is For Questions | Allison Maruska

  8. Pingback: Story Stuff: P Is For Point Of View | Allison Maruska

  9. Pingback: Story Stuff: O Is For Onomatopoeia (And Other Sensory Words) | Allison Maruska

  10. Pingback: Story Stuff: N Is For Names | Allison Maruska

  11. Pingback: Story Stuff: M Is For Men | Allison Maruska

  12. Pingback: Story Stuff: L Is For Likable vs. Livable | Allison Maruska

  13. Pingback: Story Stuff: K Is For Killing Your Darlings | Allison Maruska

  14. Pingback: Story Stuff: J Is For Just (And Other Crutch Words) | Allison Maruska

  15. Pingback: Story Stuff: J Is For Just (And Other Crutch Words) | Allison Maruska

  16. Pingback: Story Stuff: I Is For Internal Motivation | Allison Maruska

  17. Pingback: Story Stuff: H Is For Humor | Allison Maruska

  18. Pingback: Story Stuff: G Is For Growth | Allison Maruska

  19. Pingback: Story Stuff: F Is For Foreshadowing | Allison Maruska

  20. Pingback: Story Stuff: E Is For External Motivation | Allison Maruska

  21. Pingback: Story Stuff: D Is For Dialogue | Allison Maruska

  22. Pingback: Story Stuff: C Is For Conflict | Allison Maruska

  23. Pingback: Story Stuff: B Is For Best Friends | Allison Maruska

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