A to Z April Challenge

During the month of April I will be doing a different spin on my memoir posts. It starts with a song. Each song will be followed by a brief essay that is evoked or inspired by that song. You might want to click on the YouTube link to hear the song as you read the piece I've written. Or you can listen to the song lyrics first and then read. Whichever way you choose, I mostly hope you'll read and leave a comment with your thoughts about my post. Thank you for visiting and please follow the blog if you are not doing so already.

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Filling Up the Tank and Packing My Bags

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           Tomorrow we'll be heading out on a month long journey here at Wrote By Rote.  Yesterday you got a musical preview of things to come during the Blogging from A to Z April Challenge.   Today I'm just kind of taking it easy while I invite my readers to follow me on a journey to some of the places that have significance in my life.

           The month of April is booked for my A to Z journey.  I'll be posting every day in April except Sundays other than April 1st.  That's 26 days of 26 blog posts, one for each letter of the alphabet.  Come with me to see where I'll take you each day.  Maybe you can guess where I go, maybe not--it's a big continent.

           In May it will be business as usual on this blog.  I'll be back to Saturday only posting and whenever I can I'll be opening my blog to guests.   If you have something memoir related that you'd like to write about, please let me know and we'll see where we can fit you in.    If you have an upcoming book or publication you'd like to promote, a memoir related event you'd like to talk about, something about memoir writing that you'd like to share, or even just a story you'd like to tell then let me know about it and we can schedule a guest spot.

          I look forward to hearing from you.   And I hope you'll join me in April.

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welcome to my world of poetry said...

Have a good journey in April Lee.
Good luck.


Hilary Melton-Butcher said...

Hi Lee .. looking forward to seeing you in England occasionally admiring a castle or two ..

Thanks so much for organising everything for us .. it's a great challenge - oh & I need to try and get the logo up .. !!

Cheers Hilary

Huntress said...

I'm scheduled up to 'M' :)

D.G. Hudson said...

Have a great trip, Lee.

I'll be checking in now and then to see what you're up to.

Take pix, I like photos.

Melissa Sugar said...

I'm ready to roll. My bags are packed, well let's just say my carry on is packed and I still have some heavy packing to do tonight, but I am making this journey. Looking forward to seeing where you take us.

EvalinaMaria said...

I'm just another participant in A to Z challenge saying hello! I love journeys and for sure I'll be back!

Munir said...

Last year was a lot of fun. I am so looking forward to tomorrow. Thanks for this great opportunity to express our selves.

Arlee Bird said...

Yvonne -- Thanks and to you too.

Hilary -- Maybe someday I can add England to my list.

Huntress-- You're halfway and that's not bad.

Melissa -- There's going to be a lot of reading on a lot of topics in April.

Eva -- Welcome to my blog and hope you have a great time with the April Challenge.

Munir -- It's going to be a busy month.


Gossip_Grl said...

Can't wait to read your April Blog posts for the challenge

Dee said...

Dear Arlee, . . . unfortunately, I'm not going to be able to read blogs during April so I'm going to miss your Z to Z trip and everyone else's. It all sounds exciting!


Donna McDine said...

I'm looking forward to following you on your trip for A-Z. I'm your latest follower.

Arlee Bird said...

GossipGirl-- Welcome to Wrote By Rote.

Dee--They'll be here to read later if you want to come back to them. And remember, if you have any update on your stories you are welcome to another guest spot.

Donna -- Glad you can join us.


Hold my hand: a social worker's blog said...

Enjoy your April journey!