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Friday, December 11, 2015

45 days until sign-ups begin!! #atozchallenge #atozchat

45 days doesn't sound quite as far away as 'next year' does it?

The Blogging from A to Z April Challenge sign-up date for 2016 will be on January 25.

It is now officially time to get excited!

Party Time!

Other events to look forward to are the very popular Twitter Chats and, of course, the super-secret awesome Theme Reveal!

Take a knee!

Let's get motivated! Let's get out some paper and a pencil and start brainstorming what we want to do this coming April.

Theme or No theme.
Do I need to start reading books/watching movies/visiting restaurants to review?
What's my hook?
Should I start taking photographs?
Do I want to pre-schedule my posts?
What will make my posts so amazing and interesting that I get readers to come back each day of the month?

If you start answering these questions now, you'll be that much further ahead when it's time to sign-up.

Okay, people...

Heather M. Gardner


  1. That's an easy day to remember; a month after Christmas. Got my theme, got the majority of letters mapped out and lots of pictures taken :) Looking forward to this year's challenge!


  2. Yikes! So soon? LOL I have selected my theme, but that's about all, so far. Thanks for the heads-up.

  3. Hi Heather - I'm ready to go .. mentally - just need to let my fingers do the talking ... !!! See you on the 15th ...

    Happy Christmas and New Year to one and all .. cheers Hilary

  4. Themes pop in my head and I got to write the next one down. No more thinking there is plenty of time.

  5. Can't wait to sign up!
    I do have a theme, I do want to pre-schedule, this year. In fact I'm already taking down notes and hope to start writing soon (wanted to write all my posts during NaNoWriMo... that just didn't happen...)

  6. Wow. only 45 days?? Didn't we just do the challenge yesterday? ;)

  7. I've got a brand new theme for 2016 - VAMPIRES! I'm looking forward to participating in A to Z for my 5th straight year!

    Jolie du Pre
    Pierce A Vampire Series: Novella 1

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  9. I can't wait to sign up!
    My second year, and I will finalize my theme before 2015 ends and I shall start working on my posts. I am already excited! Yikes!

  10. 45 days? They'll speed by------------
    It's time to start preparing...

  11. I totally need to get back to finalizing the names for my secondary blog, writing those posts, and editing them! At least the posts on my names blog don't take so much research as the posts on my main blog.

  12. This sounds great! Can anyone join in? I'd love too!
    My blog is @xstitchchick on twitter
    Thanks, Heather


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