Theme Reveal: Blogging from A to Z Challenge (April 2017) | #AtoZChallenge

From April 1-30, I am taking part in the  the Blogging from A to Z April Challenge (2017).

Below is my theme and links to each letter post according to the A to Z posting schedule.


April 2017 Blogging from A to Z Challenge theme:

Components of Literature

My goal is to choose some interesting or lesser known literary terms and devices.

A – Antagonist in April
B – Balanced Sentence and Beer
C – Crisis versus Conflict
D – Diction and Dursley
E – Exposing Exposition
F – Foiled Again! (Foil as a character or subplot; post includes Frame Story)
Special (F): F is for Foreshadowing (reblogged)
G – Guts as in Grit
H – Hope and Humanity
I – Incidentally, Inciting Force
J – Just Juxtaposition
K – Killing
L – Love, Actually
M – Moving Along with Motifs — And More (Metonymy, Mood, Music)
N – Narrated by the Narrator (includes POV, Novel, Novella, Novelette, Nom de Plume)
O – Oppression
P – Pathos and Deep POV
Special* (P): Indirect Discourse in Third-Person Limited POV
Q – Quite the Quest
R – Round Robin & Red Herring, Reversal & Recognition
S – Synecdoche
Special (S): Spring Is Not Available in Your Area—But It’s Happening Somewhere!
Special (T): Taxing Tax Time, Part 1 — A to Z Poem
T – Telling the Tale
U – Underscoring the Importance of Understatement
V – Verisimilitude
W – Writing Wit
Special (W): Walk a Mile in My Shoes (reblogged)
Special (W): Wake Up and Smell the Coffee
X – Xenia
Y – Yarn
Z – Zoomorphism
Special (finale): Taxing Tax Time, Part 2 — A to Z poem

Authors and editors, you may enjoy this series of A to Z Challenge (2017) posts on the Write Through It blog by Susanna Sturgis, beginning with A is for Audience (list of all posts). Also see A to Z Story Stuff by Allison Maruska, A to Z Idioms by Its PH, and A to Z stories about Anders Sand by Iain Kelly.

A List of Personality Traits (From A to Z) by Kendra Cherry on Explore Psychology. This may also be useful for writers!

About Eva Blaskovic

I am a multi-genre author of literary fiction, fantasy, and paranormal, and writer of non-fiction articles on parenting, writing, education, health, and travel. My background encompasses both the sciences and the arts. I teach at a specialized clinic for learning disorders and mentor young authors. In addition to writing and teaching, my passions are weather, Indian food, gardening, and music. I have played eight musical instruments and spent many years immersed in taekwondo and karate. In my youth, I was an avid canoeist. I was born in Prague, Czech Republic, grew up in the Great Lakes region of Ontario, Canada, and moved to Alberta in 1988, where I raised four children.
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28 Responses to Theme Reveal: Blogging from A to Z Challenge (April 2017) | #AtoZChallenge

  1. JJAzar says:

    I cannot wait to read these and thoroughly enjoy the series! I’ve bookmarked this page so I can refer back soon as I’m finished with school. Great stuff, Eva!

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  2. Arlee Bird says:

    This sounds like some useful topics to explore. Have a great A to Z experience!

    Arlee Bird
    Tossing It Out

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  3. Molly says:

    I just discovered your blog, but really like this A-Z theme. I plan to read the past posts, and I look forward to future ones.

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  5. Thank you so much for the linkup. Means a lot to me.. 🙂

    I will be back sometime soon to read the remaining alphabet list.. 🙂

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  6. Thanks for the link up! 🙂

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