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Dianne Salerni : Writer of Teen and Middle Grade Fiction | Blogs I Shouldn’t Write

Blogs I Shouldn’t Write


Last week, students were off for a teacher in-service day, and I attended a day full of meetings and presentations. A day full of meetings will get me thinking – especially in report card season when I have a ton of work to do, and I can’t do any of it because I’m in meetings …

On this particular day, my mind wandered to blog posts. I already had two blog posts scheduled, but I was drawing a blank for the upcoming week. What could I write about?

On my breaks and in the spare moments between meetings (anybody buying that?), I decided to jot down some ideas for future blog posts. Problem was, I could only think of blog post topics I shouldn’t write:

Anatomy of a Meeting

Personality Types and Unexpected Jekyll/Hyde Transformations

How to Divert the Agenda in 5 Easy Steps

Pros and Cons of Installing Shock Buzzers in the Conference Room Chairs (And Who Gets to Hold the Trigger)

The Case for Settling Disputes with Slap-Down Mud-Wrestling

Optimal Duration for Beating a Dead Horse

I can’t write about any of these topics, for obvious reasons. 😀 However, you guys are welcome to expound on any of those topics – or share the topics you’ve thought about, but really shouldn’t write about!

9 Responses to Blogs I Shouldn’t Write

  1. salarsenッ says:

    I’m liking the topic if diverting an agent. Assure them your the next Bestseller/movie premiere and offer them licorice??

  2. Candyland says:

    I’d love to read about how to divert the agenda in 5 easy steps to use in everyday life!
    I have a few posts I shouldn’t actually publish…

  3. kellyhashway says:

    Oh, I remember those meetings. I’m a former teacher, and I’m more than a little happy to never attend one of those meetings again! I could easily blog about “Personality Types and Unexpected Jekyll/Hyde Transformations”!

  4. Linda G. says:

    LOL! Oh, I would love to read any of those, but I understand your dilemma. I’ll just have to use my imagination, I guess.

  5. These are great, and I understand why you can’t explore them. I’ve had a hard time coming up with posts lately. It must be the time of year.

  6. I’m just laughing over all of these. Thanks for brightening my morning!!

  7. Haha, the shock buzzers had me laughing out loud. Though wouldn’t it be awesome if we had shock buzzers on our chairs so that when we aren’t being as productive as we want, we can have a little buzz to keep us focused! I think I’d like something like that… I wonder if Tesla had that idea written down somewhere. 🙂

  8. Marva Dasef says:

    Teachers aren’t the only profession that have such meetings. They seem to be universal wherever white collar workers congregate.

    So go ahead with the blog posts and say they’re for…bankers or tech firms.

  9. Lenny Lee* says:

    hi miss dianne! that picture sure says what youre saying. ha ha. i hope when i get all grown up i dont gotta sit in with a bunch of boring people. yikes! that could make me crazy for sure. i like that buzzer idea but for sure i could want to be the trigger holder. ha ha.
    i hope youre having a fun weekend.
    …hugs from lenny