The TwoWritingTeachers March Writing Challenge
So much more than writing.
My welcome wagon posts!
I have never met these writers.
But now I know their passions, their families, their daily ups and down.
And happily leave a comment to keep them writing.
My blogging friends!
Most I’ve only met through twitter and blogging
I value their ideas, opinions and passions
And happily leave a comment and like the comments they leave for me.
My close friends’ posts!
I know these writers because I work with them.
But now I meet their childhood-self, their inner frustrations, and their families.
And happily I leave a comment, sometimes a little more personal because we’ve met!
My students posts!
My twenty-three 3rd graders.
They know me as their teacher but we still share favorite video games, vacation spots, and our pet stories.
And happily I leave a comment and include just the right emoli using Kidblog on my iPad.
This weekend, 60+ comments as a challenge!
Some posts were colleagues and blogging friends
Most were brand new writers for me
All were a gift to me.
I discovered new structures to try,
New topics to write about,
New blogs to follow.
So much is revealed
by reading and commenting on a blog post.
This March writing challenge
is so much more than just writing!
It’s so much to read,
It’s so much to think about
It’s connecting, and commenting and checking back the next day.
It’s my community.