#atozchallenge Participating in Blogging from A to Z

I finally got around to making my mind up and signed up to participate in April’s Blogging from A to Z challenge. I know what hard work it is in writing and posting once a day for a full 30 days – and also in going around and reading and commenting on other participant blogs each and every day.

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Z is for Ze End (of a challenge).

It is the end of the Blogging from A to Z Challenge today and I don’t have the energy to come up with a scintillating (zintillating?) ending for the letter ‘Z’. My laptop finally did a bunk on its power problems last week, and was taken away to what I thought was a certain death.

That must be the worst scenario for a writer, by the way, to lose access to their keyboard. Typing out blog posts on an infra-red rubber keypad attached to an iPad just doesn’t cut it long-term, take it from me. I tried, and only managed a couple. (It’s quite good for reading, though).

So, this is my final post for the A-Z Challenge, and also a checkin for the #ROW80 group.

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W is for Writing Well or Wiggling Out of It or Wet Willies

I’ve been slightly unwell lately, both in the health and writing department. That’s allowed more time for some reading, and other creative pursuits, but there’s one important thing to remind myself of – my own dislike in reading on a writer’s blog about how they haven’t done any writing, achieved their goals, or done anything productive in writing.

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R is for Reading

Every writer knows the mantra – every good writer reads. A lot. Reading the genre you are interested in writing within is one worthwhile task (pleasure), but once you begin to seriously read as part of your working life, finding the time and initiative to continue on reading and finish everything is a different issue all up.

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