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#AtoZChallenge Reflections: April is for Friendship

I love love love taking part in the A to Z Challenge, y’all!

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It’s not cuz I’m so Boss

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or because I’m a nosy neighbor (librarians are information specialists, right?).

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court. Pinterest

or because I have no friends IRL

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I do have Friends IRL

and in fact, thanks to the A to Z Challenge,

I get to meet with them every Thursday for the Twitter chats!

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If Twitter is stupid then all my friends on Twitter are stupid and that’s ok with me!

At least I’m not alone.

Every Thursday at 1 and 8pm EST

Many of us log on to twitter and lose ourselves in  hashtag azchat.

If I’ve lost track of what someone is doing, chances are I’ll find them  at the #azchat.

Need a quick laugh? #azchat

Need inspiration? How about from our friends in India who wake at 5am. FIVE FRIGGIN FRAGGIN AM

just for a chance to chat with us. Amazeballs.

Or how about some friends on the left coast who are commuting and PULL OVER or chat via the train/bus?

No Friggin way, right?

Or how about our numerous English friends across the pond who tolerate our Americanisms

but yet have so righteously gifted us

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Tom Hiddleston?

All I know is, when Twitter finally gets voice activated and I can actually HEAR everyone’s voices

instead of imagining what they all sound like.

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You will all sound like Beeker to me.

Except you English, I can only do a generic 221B Baker Street accent so, you know,

I’ll be rocking that forever.

If you missed the Twitter Party Friendship olive branch of acceptance,

we offer you the second prize:

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The Celery Stalk of Mediocrity.

You’re prolly better than that but that’s the food that was leftover from the Twitter parties.

And here’s where I say something astute and heartfelt as a send off:

Go. Be Fabulous.

I’m wearing that smile you gave me, A to Z Challenge. How does it look?

Like a Boss, I know.

Thanks for another BRILLIANT (for you English) and GROOVY (for you dorks) and MOST EXCELLENT (for everyone else) Blogging from A to Z Challenge 2015!

Woot!

Get you some of that next year, don’t miss out.

We’ll be waiting for you.

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And watching.

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#AtoZchallenge Reflection: I’m Sad it’s Over!

A-to-Z Reflection [2014]

Well here we are, the calm after the storm.  To be sure, April’s blogging challenge is a whirlwind of activity and I hafta admit, I LOVED every moment of it!  It’s like being invited to a party and everyone’s excited to see you.  Parties are hard work and require lots of preparation and checking and double checking to make sure everything is just so. But all the hard work is worth it in the end of everyone has a good time, right?

Right.

I’m no stranger to the Blogging from A to Z April Challenge; I’ve been participating for a few years now. But the best thing for me was being a co host. It was a dream come true! I was so excited and honestly a little overwhelmed at time but I wouldn’t have it any other way. I learned alot about my time management skills during this time and that there is always room for improvement.

I love being able to meet new people, share books with them and get to know them better.  The Thursday afternoon Twitter chats were my absolute favorite day of the week.

So, very quickly, here’s what I’d like to stress:

  • Start planning early, like January
  • Join Triberr to get the most out of your Twitter account
  • Comment EVERYWHERE
  • Meet as many new people as you can
  • Laugh often and loud
  • Make mistakes and learn from them

Those last two especially apply to me. I made many mistakes but hopefully next year I wont make those same mistakes; I’ll prolly make new ones, but hey, that’s all part of learning, right? My biggest mistake: Not commenting enough. I wished I’d commented more.  I wished I’d eaten more cake too.

Did you write a reflections post? Leave your link below and I’ll visit you. Cake optional, I’m on a diet. hahahaha

See you next year!

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