Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Insecure Writer's Support Group Post Day - A to Z Challenge News and in Need of Co-Hosts

It’s time for another group posting of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group! Time to release our fears to the world – or offer encouragement to those who are feeling neurotic. If you’d like to join us, click on the tab above and sign up. We post the first Wednesday of every month. I encourage everyone to visit at least a dozen new blogs and leave a comment. Your words might be the encouragement someone needs.

Our awesome co-hosts today are Chemist Ken, Suzanne Sapseed, and Shannon Lawrence!

Next month is the A to Z Challenge, with bloggers posting daily according to the alphabet.

Here at the IWSG site, we will be participating in the Challenge. This year, our theme is inspiration and encouragement. So stop by every day in April for some words of encouragement to fire you up.

We will also be cross-posting over at the IWSG Facebook Group, so you can follow us there.

The A to Z Challenge starts on Wednesday, April 1. We will still be posting for the IWSG on that day! We’ve never missed a first Wednesday and not everyone participates in the Challenge. Either incorporate the two together or make your IWSG really short if you are participating in the Challenge. We always recommend short posts for the IWSG, but really aim for short on April 1.

We also have some amazing guests lined up on Wednesdays this month, so check beck.

And finally – we need co-hosts for April and May! If you are not doing the Challenge, we could really use your help in April. Please leave a comment below as to which month you can co-host.

Any questions about the Challenge or the IWSG’s posting? And can you co-host in April or May?

25 comments:

SittieCates said...

Got no questions, Alex.

Sure, will visit. I guess I'll join the Challenge next time. All the best!

Christine Rains said...

Great theme! No questions right now. Untethered Realms is excited about doing the challenge as a group again this year. :)

Debra McKellan said...

I've finished scheduling my A to Z Posts, so I will still be posting next first Wednesday! \o/

Bob R Milne said...

As much as I would love to cohost again, I am doing the challenge, and I'm also volunteering as a minion for the challenge, so I'm going to be a tad busy. :)

Michael Di Gesu said...

Totally looking forward to reading the A-Z posts here. Love the theme! We all need to be positive and supportive more than ever now....

Thanks Alex for ALWAYS being there for us!

L. Diane Wolfe said...

I have my A to Z posts for our site scheduled and ready to go.

Nadine_Feldman said...

Great theme! I'm so glad I found this group and am excited about all the support I'm getting already, even before the challenge starts. Thanks for all you do.

I'm still figuring my way around, so I won't volunteer to co-host this year, but I am always willing to give back, so I will help at another time.

Susan Gourley/Kelley said...

These are some of the posts I don't have done yet. I really need March to slow down.

Joylene Nowell Butler said...

I'm sure I could do both months.

Pat Hatt said...

Got a to z all ready to go 5 months ago lol think I'm safe

Michelle Wallace said...

My AtoZ posts are in draft and almost ready to go... just a little tweaking here and there!

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Thanks, everyone!

Dee Connell said...

Just a quick question, since I couldn't find the answer elsewhere: what are the co-hosts' responsibilities?

J.L. Campbell said...
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J.L. Campbell said...

Looking forward to the Challenge. Thanks to this month's co-hosts.

meganmorganauthor.com said...

What does the co-host need to do, Alex?

Sheena-kay Graham said...

I'm going to be a minion of the A-Z Challenge this year. IWSG is such a great monthly event.

Sheena-kay Graham said...

I'm going to be a minion of the A-Z Challenge this year. IWSG is such a great monthly event.

speculationsimpressed said...

I don't think I put in the URL address right on my post for this first Wednesday. Here it is: http://wp.me/p3AxQk-mo.

I'm not sure if I'm going to have the time for the A - B project. As we get closer to April, I'll have a besting understanding of what I have on my task list.

dolorah said...

I am not participating in A-Z. I would not mind co-hosting in either or both those months. At least it will give me a reason to post those months :)

Patricia Lynne said...

I'll cohost in May if you haven't found enough people yet.

Fundy Blue said...

It sounds like the IWSG will be the place to go in April! I can't wait to read the posts!

rolandclarke.com said...

April 1st feels daunting now: A to Z Challenge, IWSG monthly post, and submission day with publisher that I would love to be with. Counting the days and trying not to stress. Did someone mention April Fool's Day?

Editors At Work said...

I'm looking forward to reading all the posts in April. I enjoy them!

Hilary Melton-Butcher said...

Hi Alex - I'll help in April, even though I'm doing the A-Z challenge, I'm not a minion this year ... as I didn't know how I'd feel after the op - all well .. so let me know and send me off somewhere to see what I need to do ...

Cheers Hilary