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April A To Z Blogging Challenge

On one of my random wanderings through the blogosphere, I stumbled onto this post calling upon volunteers for something called the 'April A to Z Blogging Challenge'. Hmm a challenge? Sounds interesting...so I followed the links in the piece and started reading about it. The more I read, the more I wanted to join in on the fun.

So what exactly is this all about? Anyone with a blog can join in on the fun. The crucial thing is this: You have to post one piece for every day in April, except Sundays. This system gives us 26 days and 26 posts. And you know what else has 26 things in it? The alphabet of course! The only limitation to the topics you can write about is that each one has to be about the letter for the day. The posts can be anything: essays, fiction, poetry, pictures or what have you, that's the fun part!

I was intrigued. I sometimes have the dreaded 'blogger block', where I cannot for the life of me come up with something to write about. Not only would this challenge inspire me, it would let me meet some fellow bloggers. I signed up on the list here.

I've already marked out the letters on my calendar and come up with a few topics. But I suspect Q, Z, X and the like will be quite hard to write about. Anyway here's to a great month of blogging in April!

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