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The April A-Z Blogging Challenge

Well, I have decided to take the plunge and join the April A-Z Blogging Challenge!

I love a challenge and I am so excited about taking part in this one.

If anyone is unsure about as to what the challenge is, it starts on the 1st of April (this year) and runs through to the end of April. You can find out all about it and sign up if you want by clicking on the banner underneath my blog header or by clicking on the button on the left hand side of the posts under the heading 'A-Z April Blogging Challenge'.

The point of the challenge is mainly to get your blog out there; to find new readers and followers for your own blog and to find great new blogs to follow. I'm really looking forward to finding lots of new and interesting blogs but I'm also looking forward to the challenge of writing a post every day for a month (apart from Sundays because you apparently get them off for good behaviour). The other exciting part of the challenge is the fact that you have to stick to a particular letter of the alphabet on a particular day. Some people seem to have been planning this for a while but as I only found out about it yesterday I haven't got a clue where I'm going to start...apart from at A...of course.

Anyway, it sounds as though it could be a lot of fun so if any of you are interested in joining the challenge then click the links to go to the site and sign up. It would be great to see you there.

Right - I'm off to see if I can come up with anything for my first post!

Let's see...aardvark...antelope...ant-eater...


Anonymous said…
Denise, sounds like you're off to a good start...aardvark, baboon, cat, deer, elk, ... Now if you could somehow compare writing to animals... hmmm....

I'm participating, too. I'm doing a food theme. :)
Anita said…
I think this is a great idea & thanks for sharing it! I'm definitely going to sign up & think it'll be interesting to post nearly every day :)
Denise said…
Hi Linda - I can't decide whether to go with a theme or just general topics although at the moment I'm leaning towards general. Animals and writing has got me thinking though...

Really looking forward to reading your A-Z posts and even more so now that I know the theme is food :-))

Anita - so glad to hear you're going to sign up!

It will be interesting (and challenging) to come up with something fresh every day but what's life without a challenge every now and then.

Good luck! Looking forward to reading your posts.
Arlee Bird said…
Oh yeah I've been hearing about this A to Z Challenge. Glad you caught wind of it as well. See you there!

And see you in the Sunday Summary on the A to Z Blog.

An A to Z Co-Host
Tossing It Out
Twitter: @AprilA2Z
Denise said…
Lee - really looking forward to the challenge. It's the first time I've done anything like this.

Now following on Twitter and will catch up in the Sunday Summary.

Many thanks for keeping me right :)
WellPlannedLife said…
I love the idea of a blog challenge, however, there is NO way I'd be able to blog every day, unless I quit my job, my unfortunately, that can't happen. Good luck with yours - I look forward to reading your posts!
Denise said…
Hi Kanalt - thanks.
I know what you mean. I think finding the time to blog every day will be the biggest part of the challenge for me although I'm lucky enough to work very odd hours - some very busy days and some days with little or no work - so I'll try to write a couple (or more) posts on the quiet days.
However, as we know, the best laid plans... :)
ScotSue said…
As a fellow contributor to the A-Challenge, I came across your site in a Google search. Your title is so catchy - Cupcakes and Cadenzas link my love of cakes and music! I look forward to reading more.

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