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Z is for Zed and Zenith.....

The end and the highest point in the ending, and one continuance.

It's actually hard to believe the A-Z challenge has come to an end. It's even harder to believe that I actually made it all the way to the end. Blogging on a regular basis has never been something I was disciplined enough to make happen. It's one thing to write a short poem or a character sketch or even a story scene everyday. But, to come up with something interesting for every letter of the alphabet with no other limitations, it can be mind-boggling.

I'm grateful to have participated this year and excited for next year-- now that I kinda know what I'm doing. I'm also extremely grateful for my new little minions that have followed me along this treacherous alphabetic journey. Thank you so much for your time and your thoughtful comments, each one has meant so much!

So, we have finally come to Zed, to the end of the run. But, because coming to the end doesn't always mean the show is over, if you'd like to stick around after, we've got the trip to the Zenith starting soon....

Story A Day begins tomorrow May 1st. For anybody interested, click here, and you can create your own profile and join in the fun. For anybody that just wants to hang around, I'll probably post some of the stories here, just for fun :-) It should be interesting, I've never tried to write a story a day. If I succeed, I'll come out with 31 short stories...if I don't succeed, I'll still come out with more stories than I would have had anyway :-)

A-Z might be at an end, but the journey continues.... my Zenith is somewhere out there, that'll be my next stop! What about you??


  1. Good grief!! *Slaps forehead* I wrote a story (and a few poems) a day for the A to Z Challenge! If I had known there was a dedicated challenge to story writing, I would have picked a different theme for A to Z.
    Sigh. Always a day late and a dollar short. Glad you mentioned this. Even though I'm worn out, I'll tune in to read others' stories (yours included, I hope).

  2. LOL, aw.... you can still join the fun at Story A Day! You're allowed to set your own rules, so you don't have to write 31 stories if you don't want to :-)

    Thanks for hanging out at my blog and hopefully my Story A Day attempts will keep everyone entertained :-)

  3. I'm so looking forward to your stories. Wow straight into another blog challenge. Go you!! :) It is great to have met you.

  4. I know... I'm nuts, LOL :-)

    I'm so glad to have met you as well :-)

  5. wow, impressive but don't you want a break?

  6. That's just it...I'm hoping the momentum will hold over for awhile. Even if I burn out mid-way, at least I'll have a dozen or so stories.

    Plus, if I don't occupy myself with something new, it'll hit hard how much I'm going to miss doing A-Z and all the wonderful people I met :-(

  7. Congrats on crossing the A-Z finish line! I've enjoyed your posts and am looking forward to reading your stories from your next challenge.

  8. Thanks! I'm very grateful to have met you through the challenge!

  9. Outstanding!

    I'm a little melancholy that A-Z is finished. Glad to know you'll still be posting daily!

    I've thoroughly enjoyed your blog. When I found it, I thought, "Ohhh...look what's going on here...wish I'd thought of this..."

    But then photographing imaginary creatures and the like is such a chore. I had my hands full as it was.

    Hope you leave your A-Z post comments open for a while. I know I missed some. But I'll be leafing back through the days...

    Off to my son's program now, but I'll be back to read your story tonight!

  10. Absolutely my comments will remain open!

    Yours has been one of the most memorable blogs I've come across during this challenge, thanks for taking the time to visit mine :-)

    Have fun at the program! And, I should be posting my 'story' soon :-)


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