It’s November, and that means it’s NaBloPoMo! A day late and a dollar short, as they say, but I am taking the challenge. As a new blogger, I often struggle with finding interesting things to write about so I don’t post at all. Maybe that’s because I want to post something profound and important. One doesn’t always have to be profound or important, does he? The NaBloPoMo challenge just might help me get into a groove of regular posting. Although I am starting a day late, I’ll be able to get my 30 posts in by Dec 1st. Won’t you join me?
There’s a lot of buzz each November around NaNoWriMo — you may notice some of your favorite blogs dedicating themselves to churning out 50,000 words this month.
If 50,000 words seem like 49,000 too many or you’re more interested in blogging than writing a book, NaBloPoMo — National Blog Posting Month — might be your speed: a challenge to post once every day for the entire month of November. No theme, no word count, no rules; just you, your blog, and 30 new posts.
NaBloPoMo started in 2006 in response to NaNoWriMo; not every blogger has the time or inclination to write a book, but the idea of a challenge that forces participants to stretch themselves, grow as bloggers, and be part of a supportive community is undeniably appealing. As founder Eden Kennedy, the power blogger behind fussy.org, put it:
If there’s one thing creative people…
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