Sunday, April 22, 2012

Almost done - A to Z Challenge


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Phew, what a great time I've had trying to keep up with the number of great, quality blogs participating in the A to Z Blog Challenge. I know many will become staples on my reading list.

Just wanted to take a minute and send out a HUGE thank you to Michelle Jones and Lisa Campbell for their blog makeover contest. I won a new header and got a bonus design tweak from Lisa. She did an amazing job and I love the new look. If you normally read my blog via a reader, take time to visit the blog directly and let me know what you think.

I had just purchased an image from iCartoon.me and was trying to figure out how to use. Then along came Lisa and VOILA! I love it and hope you do, too. Be sure to stop by Michelle and Lisa's blogs and say hi.



Now that the challenge is ending, I have to start thinking about the direction for my blog. I love writing flash fiction but doing it every day, as I have done this month, takes away from my novel writing. I also have some ideas for short stories that I'd like to complete.

So I'm thinking that my flash fiction may be a once a week posting with maybe a filler or two during the week. I hope you will continue to follow me and I'm wide open to suggestions on ideas for the blog.


12 comments:

  1. I'm with you on this...can't wait to go back to posting once or twice a week! I love your new header. The cartoon you is perfect!

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  2. It's among the most original and engaging headers I've seen. I love the wallpaper too.

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  3. Love that new header!

    I've enjoyed the challenge, but I think we are all winding down. I noticed my comments are down and I don't have as many new visitors. My week was so busy that I didn't get around to blogs very much though - so there you are.

    Yes - anxious to get back to MWF posting. :)

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  4. Hello, Donna! Your blog header looks fantastic. I can't believe there's only one week left in the blogging challenge! April went by so fast.

    Hope you're having a lovely weekend and happy A to Z!!

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  5. I love the cartoon image. What a great idea. Mystery is one of my favorite reading genres. I will have to find some of your work.
    Hope you break the 100 mark, count me as one more.

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  6. Hi Donna! I love, love, LOVE the new look!

    Donna L Martin
    www.donasdays.blogspot.com

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  7. The new header is rocking! And the cartoon image is great.

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  8. Thanks everyone, for your comments on the blog redesign. Lisa did an amazing job and it makes me smile every time I look at it.

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  9. I love the new look. Great cartoon image. I guess I can be happy with one post a week from you! I know it will be nice to vacuum again after this challenge (not really fun - just nice to have no dog and cat hair rolling around the house again).

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  10. You're very welcome, Donna. I'm glad it's working for you and that your readers like your new look. Thanks for the mention!

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  11. I'm so glad I found you through A to Z. I love your flash fiction, but I get it... it's hard to commit to that and other writing. I'd like to include a flash fiction element to my blog as well, and usually do through various challenges.

    Looking forward to continuing to following you from May on!

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  12. Tia, I suspect I'll go back to contributing to the flash challenges as well. I miss doing them, too.

    I'll be continuing on with your blog as well, just sent you an invite to my new tribe at Triberr.

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