Monday, January 27, 2014
A Challenge for April
Last year I participated in the A to Z Challenge. Every day for the month of April (except on Sundays), I wrote a post. The idea was to use a different letter of the alphabet as a writing prompt, starting with the letter A and working my way through the alphabet. There were a couple of letters that were challenging, but it was a good writing exercise, and I enjoyed seeing how other participants met the challenge.
Each participant in the A to Z committed to visiting at least five other participating blogs each day and leaving comments. I have a blogging neighborhood and I tend to stay within my little community. The A to Z Challenge was like taking a vacation to a new country...there was a lot that was familiar, but I also was introduced to new ideas, new styles, and (frankly) the outright odd.
I just signed up to participate in the A to Z for 2014. Once again we will be working our way through the alphabet, starting with "A" on April 1st. Last year there were several hundred participants, and this year there are already over 200 signed up! If you are a blogger, I encourage you to participate. Click here to read more about it and sign up.