Saturday, March 31, 2012

The 2012 A to Z Challenge--Ready? Set? Go!



Tomorrow--April Fool's Day--the annual A to Z Blog Challenge takes off at http://www.atozchallenge.com. In case you're not familiar with it, the A to Z Challenge takes place every April. Participants (anyone can join) blog every day of the month on topics of their choice, according to the letters of the alphabet in sequence.


Over 1200 bloggers have joined this year. Fools? All of us? I think not!

This year I have decided to remain true to the original theme for my blog...encouraging beginners to take that first step...to begin writing that novel or poem, to pick up those paints, to compose that song, or rehearse those lines...whatever artistic urge longs for expression.

Together we'll dispel uncertainty, overcome frustration, and make a mockery of defeat. We'll embrace inspiration, encourage imagination, and cheer success.

Tomorrow we'll start by looking at all the ADVICE that's out there for beginners.
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"ADVICE is what we ask for when we already know the answer
 but wish we didn't."
--Erica Jong--
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See you tomorrow!
jan
 

7 comments:

  1. It's amazing how many folks on my blog roll are participating.....we rock.

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  2. Delores--What number are you?...in case I can't find you.

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    1. somewhere around 938 I think

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  3. It's almost time! I'm following from last years challenge :)

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  4. I'll try to visit you every day. Even those of us who have been writing for a while benefit from some encouragement.

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  5. See you tomorrow, Jan!! Here's to another great April!

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  6. This is such fun, isn't it? Love the meaning behind your words!!!...:)JP

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