I can’t believe April is almost here. Which means it’s almost time for the A to Z Blogging Challenge. For those unfamiliar with it, I will blog on various topics corresponding to every letter of the alphabet, every day except Sunday.
I participated in my first challenge last year; the same year I started my new blog. I was hesitant to do this challenge. I didn’t know what to post every day, let alone who would want to read my opinion on the topics I picked. If not for the administrators of the StoryDam chats on Twitter, it wouldn’t even be a thought. But I’m glad I did, and I have those admins to thank.
So, this will be my second year in the A to Z Challenge. Like last year, there won’t be a particular theme. I’ll be covering topics personal to me and they correlate with my writing. From writing communities to authors to emulate, from short stories to learning what takes to be a writer. This year is going to be tougher because there is a slew of new topics to cover. And this year, I will try to be more direct while shortening my content.
I wish the best to everyone participating in this year’s challenge. I look forward to reading everyone’s blogs and learning more about you as writers and fellow bloggers.
I will say the one mistake in not fully enjoying this challenge is following other bloggers and expanding my horizons. My goal this year is to find other bloggers with passion different from my own. As the old saying goes, “variety is the spice of life.” So far, I found a couple of new bloggers to follow. And I hope to find more that interest me as we undergo this challenge together.
Why say you? Is this your first challenge or have you done this before? What do you hope to gain by the end of the challenge?