Monday, March 18, 2019

#AtoZChallenge Theme Reveal



April is fast approaching, which means 26 days of blogging about topics from A to Z, literally. Each day's subject corresponds with the letter of the day: the 26 letters of the alphabet for the 26 days of April (Sundays excluded).

Themes give authors a steady focus and allow readers to anticipate the topics of each blogsite. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/

Enough 'splaining!

My Theme:
A virtual travelogue by a virtual traveler

Short tales of various genres (300 - 400 words), excerpts from a companion piece to my historical novel (Shards of Memory: Oral History in a Heartbeat ) based on family genealogical research. The narrator in most of the short tales is the novel's young character, Gahlen.

Each post tells a complete story for a quick and entertaining read. The tales cover a variety of genres. 

Ancestral lands included:
In Western Europe - Belgium, Prussia, Bavaria, Saxony, and Bohemia;
Cork, Ireland;
Quebec, Canada; and
Wisconsin, USA.

A small sampling of the eclectic blog post topics:
Salt Mining in Bavaria;
Ghent on a Rainy Day;
Potawatomi Wives;
Nave of Irish Church;
and
Yeoman's Daughter

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My anticipation mounts to read posts of other participants!


6 comments:

  1. This sounds intriguing. I will be following.

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    1. Thanks, Kristin. I am heavy into genealogy so I will be following your A-to-Z posts also.

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  2. I like the sound of this! I'll be back in April

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  3. Thanks, Keith, April should be a fun ride.

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  4. This sounds like an intriguing theme. Glad you're taking part this year. Stories are great!
    Our theme is the writing journey. If you have a moment, we'd love a vote on our image choices. :)

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  5. Always enjoy hearing about others' writing journeys. Will pop over to vote. Thanks for visiting.

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