Better a day tardy than never? After a spate of writing, I realized I hadn't publicized my recent DeHaan Services article on several annual summer events in Toronto.

"Can India Day Festival 2012, etc. beat Taste of the Danforth?" might be the most underwhelming title ever written. I'm open to suggestions!
"Shish Kebab" image by jatalone (Hajime NAKANO)
The most popular "Taste" street festival in Toronto is probably "Taste of the Danforth" in the Greektown area. Thus, we present this picture of a shish kebab.

However, there are plenty of other annual Toronto summer festivals in the second weekend of August. Therefore the "etc." in the title.

Publicity for my Alternative Summer Events in Toronto Article

My Xanga blog ("One Good Taste Deserves Alternatives") also publicizes this article.

As well, in Squidoo, "The DeHaan Lens of Annual Toronto Events" tracks all the annual Toronto events that I find interesting.

Writing Tip from my India Day Festival Article

Here is a "Do what I say, not what I do" writing tip.

Take the time to craft a really good title. At first, I was going to focus solely on the "conflict" between the India Day Festival at Yonge-Dundas Square and the Taste of the Danforth street event.

Then I realized that I did not have enough days in the week to also write separate articles about Wheels on Danforth or the pair of art festivals also beginning around Aug. 10, 2012.

That added "etc." to the title, which weakens it.

So the writing tip is to discipline yourself to craft and keep a strong title, even when writing about a variety of topics such as competing street festivals in Toronto during the summer.

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