I wanted to briefly apologize to my visitors over the past few days. I haven't been able to respond to comments or visit other blogs because I've been at the hospital. I won't go into details, just know that I'm not ignoring you and I'll bounce back soon!
Ever work especially hard on a blog post, spending long hours changing a word here, a phrase there, just to get it perfect? Maybe you devoted hours of on-line research to make sure you included enough details to impress, but not so many as to invoke drowsiness. It could be that you were inspired by a different approach on a topic that has been covered over and over, but not like your take.
Then the day comes when your special post goes live and you sit back to wait for the flattering comments to arrive. And arrive they do...all five of them.
You wonder to yourself what went wrong. You normally average way more than that, so where is everyone? Your awesome post has been wasted. Maybe you picked a day when a popular blogfest (that you decided not to participate in) was being held? Is it November, when a good number of bloggers are vested in NaNo? Is it the week the WRiTE CLUB finalist are being announced?
No matter what the reason is, I have the solution.
For the past two years I've held the Deja Vu Blogfest, where participants get to pick one of their post from earlier in the year that maybe didn't get the recognition it deserved, and re-post it. I will be holding the blogfest again in December, so write the date on your calendar if this interest you. Don't worry, I'll post about this again a month prior to the date with a Linky Tool to sign up. Today I just wanted to wet your whistle.
BTW...Although my first two novels were straight-up Mystery/Thriller, my latest project is YA Horror.
Were you aware I was holding a contest during the Challenge? No? You can read all about it HERE.