Friday, 3 May 2013
Blogging A-Z - April Challenge - Reflections
This year I used my last trip to Australia as my catalyst for post, in a similar vein to last year when I was getting ready for my trip and I used previous trips and genealogy as my post spring board.
Like last year I wrote all my posts in advance, but I visited less participants than last year simply because of my domestics as I de-clutter and prepare for a house move. I am still visiting other participants and will do so for a long while yet.
I have though, gained new followers and received some lovely comments, and I have followed several new blogs and "met" some very interesting people.
Last year I linked into other regular blog posts - Sepia Saturday and a few others, but didn't this year. The culling of our belongings is taking it's toll!
I found that when I did make an extra post someone left me a message to say that I was not participating in the A-Z despite the side bar indicating recent posts and the top page marked A-Z challenge.
I continue to love the involvement of a wide variety of blogs and being able to explore different ones, meeting some great people and themes along the way. With so many genealogical type posts perhaps a category for genealogy next year would be good.
I love the creativeness that the A-Z Challenge provides. The planning and thought process. The challenge is made easier by writing in advance and by having a theme. I already have a few ideas for the next challenge......
Finally, thanks to the organisers and to those who read and commented; and also to those new followers.
You can read the 2012 Challenge posts and 2013 Challenge posts