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The kill of the daily prompt

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Long time ago there was an archaic world without a common space for WordPress bloggers to communicate to each other. It was before the start of the daily prompt and the weekly photo challenge.

Many bloggers lived lost in the jungle of the blogosphere feeling pretty lonely and disoriented. Then arrived the great idea of the daily prompts and the weekly challenges and a community of bloggers was born.

They began to communicate and show their posts and photos to everybody. Many friendships were established online. Young people joined the club. Every day the participants made its contributions to the daily prompts, they would check how were doing their friends and other bloggers writing about the same topic, interchange comments and so on.

Then , one day, without giving them time to react, by decree, giving no reasons, the organizers of all this, decided to bring them back to the archaic time by canceling all the prompts and challenges. Now we all are back again at the jungle of the blogosphere without any help. So, farewell, WordPress “happy editors”! We will find our ways to survive without you.

I’m sorry to say, you disappointed me greatly.

Archaic

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NOTICE TO MY READERS AND FOLLOWERS

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You probably noticed that after a long time of silence I recently began to publish posts again on this site. Actually, I have been publishing daily prompt posts on another blog in wordpress.org but it was like a travel thru the desert. Besides, I had some serious family matters who took me almost all my time, so I had left with no many room for blogging.

My main occupation was taking care of my mom. Unfortunately, my mom passed away recently. I have now more free time so I decided to came back to my old blog.

I noticed that during this year I have been out, some of the contents and photos of the old posts have disappeared. I don’t know why. I’m sorry for the inconveniences. There is no problem with the recent posts which are working nicely.

I hope you will continue following me in this new stage of my blogging journey

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Daily prompt and photos

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What’s the most important (or interesting, or unexpected) thing about blogging you know today that you didn’t know a month ago?

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What can I say? I have blogged for years, so almost nothing new under the sun during the last month.  I know what I knew before, that I enjoy writing posts and be in contact with a community of bloggers from around the globe. I like the idea of the daily prompts, so we all can write about the same subject and share ideas. I like interesting and innovative prompts and I hate recurrent prompts and boring stuff. I think today’s prompt was made thinking on the young, new bloggers and not on the veterans, too many times apparently forgotten by the editors of the daily prompt.

With all my experience I have to say that I learnt something interesting this last month. I participated in the course Photography 101 with challenges and tips to improve my photos, so now I’ve a little bit more confident to post them.

Recently Acquired.

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Determination

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Sometimes, we all need a break from these little glowing boxes. How do you know when it’s time to unplug? What do you do to make it happen?

No time. A lot of things to do off-line.

No inspiration. Feeling that everything I do is wrong.

No good health

No good English

I do not need reasons to unplug, I need determination to do the contrary every day.

I do it because I feel I’m in contact with all of you and otherwise I’ll be in a much smaller world.

I enjoy your company. Being part of this community of bloggers.

This is why I plug-in every day and check the daily prompt. This is why I try to read your posts and see what you have to say about the topic of the day. Learn from you. Take the challenge and write in a language I love but is not my first language. All to communicate with you.

I have a lot of reasons to unplug, but you are the reason because I will not.

Daily Prompt: Bloggers, Unplugged.