Being into all this alliteration between the days of the week and a quirky idea, or not so quirky, I have decided to add to my list. The ones in bold are my additions AKA ones I have yet to do.
Solution Sunday - all about what works for me, regarding writing.
Meanie Monday - why I hate Monday and the occasional reasons why I love Monday.
Tubular Tuesday - because they both start with T, so basically the miscellaneous day of reviews and such.
wtf? Wednesday (also, vote in the comments about whether you prefer wtf? or WTF? I am thinking lower case, but you decide.)
Thesaurus Thursday - uh, guess.
Future Friday - the personal one, where I discuss the future, the present future, and occasionally the past.
Something About Me Saturday - the one where I tell you something odd about me, per the title of my blog, things you are all just dying to know. I can tell. Feel free to post questions, at any time during the week under the label SAMS, and I'll answer them during this segment. The questions can be anything and I will answer ALL of them.
Are there any of these you find generic or overused? Would you add anything. Or am I just perfect? Glitter.
Okay, so clearly, today is Thesaurus Thursday. I think it would be fun to play with a thesaurus today. And speaking of overused, I recently read Scott's A Writer's Blog, which featured another blog labeling the usage words like smirk, shrug, and nod as an amateur's mistake. Okay, well, I am fo sho an amateuo, so I don't think I can say too much in defense of those go-to words, but you, my writerly, cool, professional friends can. Before, you get all, "Ew, smirking is for loners," and, "Shrugg-a-lugga-ding-dong," I have a request.
Thesauratize (or do you prefer thesaurutize, btw, you're choosing the household winner here. No pressure, or anything (UUU)). Okay, back to focus. Thesauratize the words smirk, shrug, and nod for me. If you'd prefer, you can whip open your thesaurus and list of the synonyms (lame), but I'd much prefer answers in your own words. Tell me what you like to use, what you like to avoid, and what makes its way into your writing that you had no idea you overused until you Wordled your WIP. If you haven't wordled your WIP, do it. If you don't wanna because of the 'I'm self-conscious of my novel' aspect, just do it for fun.
Okay, so here's your assignment people (once I get to 100 followers I'll switch to minions) tell me your thoughts on 1. the alliterated days of the week (with a side nod to wtf? or WTF?) 2. Give me your synonyms to smirk, shrug, nod, and other overused words and 3. avoid getting annoyed at the over-usage of made up words in this post and the over-usage of the word usage.
(As creator of this über cheesy blog, I reserve the right to cancel any prescheduled alliterated events at any time for any reason: lameness, lack of response, scroogeness. Of course, the day itself will go on, I have no control over that, yet.)
Also, I am currently eating the first Eskimo Pie of my life and YUM! (It's no the morning, btw. I frequently type up my blogs the evening before and then post in the AM.)
Also, Belle(L) and Molly(R) funsies:
And, yes that rug is so from the 70's.
If you are still reading by now, then you are the best fan ever!