Words On My Radar is a weekly post on the C2C that features articles written by some of the best bloggers out there on the subjects of writing, life, and blogging.
Words On My Radar
Writers Beware Alert: America’s Next Author Contest via @victoriastrauss
Beware of contests like this one that don’t ask you for an entry fee, but ask you to give away the rights to your work.
21 Proofreading and Editing Tips For Writers via @melissadonovan
Proofreading: so boring, yet, oh so necessary.
Plotting Out A Character’s Emotional Journey via @RomanceUniv
That is one emotional roller coaster ride on that graph there. Dra-ma.
Six Non-Writing Tasks That Might Improve Your Writing via @SF_Novelists
You know me, I’m all about the holistic approach to writing.
The Civility Manifesto: A Call To Action via @soniasimone
Yeah! What she said!
For those of you who, like me, have been experiencing the modern dating scene, you all know that things have just gotten weirder with all this new technology. This new web series on Mashable should prove illuminating and thought-provoking–or at the very least, validating.
Why Do Vegetarians Live Longer? via @HuffPost
A breakdown of how most of the leading causes of death can be prevented, or curbed, by becoming a vegetarian. (It’s enough to scare you into eating salads for the rest of your life.)
This was written with Hurricane Sandy in mind, but I think it’s good advice for anyone living in a an area that is vulnerable to natural disasters–which is just about everywhere, right?
With what was going on with Hurricane Sandy, I wasn’t feeling much “fun” this week. So, instead of featuring links under my “Fun Radar,” I urge you to donate to the Red Cross to help our fellow Americans through this really tough time:
If you can’t donate I’m sure they would appreciate your thoughts and prayers (which can be just as powerful).
Also, if you all know of any notable charities that are helping the relief effort, please feel free to mention them in the comments below.