Friday, September 11, 2015

Blog-a-Ton 56 - Topic Discussion

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OCTOBER 10-11, 2015

Welcome to a new edition of Blog-a-Ton!

New Format, New Rules, and New Badges. Visit here for more info.

I’m Sarav a.k.a Someone is Special - The Marshal of Blog-a-Ton. Well, the time is ticking along, and we move to our 56th Blog-a-ton edition, which will be on October 10-11, 2015.

Our dream is to get 100 participants in one edition, and our motto is to help writers to write better.

Can we make it possible in this edition? Can we read 100 entrants this time? Can we find 100 passionate writers? I hope we can. If you think the same, join us.

General Pattern:
  1. Initiating a new Blog-a-Ton edition by inviting suggestions for the topic: Last Friday of the month at 18:00 HRS IST We're starting early this time.
  2. Declaring the Topic of the month: First Saturday of the month at 22:00 HRS IST We're declaring the topic on the last week of the month this time.
  3. Sending Newsletter to our subscribers, featuring the last edition winners, topic of the month, prizes, and introducing our sponsors of the month: First Sunday of the month at 22:00 HRS IST
  4. RULES AND REMINDER: Second Friday of the month at 14:00 HRS IST
  5. Blog-a-Ton: we reserve the Second Saturday and Sunday of the month for Blog-a-Ton (from 00:0o HRS IST on Saturday to 23:59 HRS IST on Sunday). No further extension will be provided.
  6. Opening the Voting: Next day of Blog-a-Ton
  7. Declaration of the winners: Third Sunday of the month between 22:00 HRS and 23:59 HRS IST
* We take a break either in the month of February or in the month of August. We will have a maximum of ten editions per year.

We will be having the secret ballot in this edition.

What you have to do is suggest the TOPIC. Moderation is enabled, and I'll select the first six topics that come. And we begin voting on that. If I find any topic to be inappropriate, or similar to that of a previous edition, that'll not come into the voting list.

Suggestion a topic now or Vote for a topic of your choice.


  • You can vote for any one topic. (Sample: I vote for Celebrations, if it is one of the choices.)
  • If you wish to change your vote later and support another topic, you can do so during the voting time-frame. But you are allowed only one change-of-vote. I’ll consider only the second vote in that instance.
  • The voting period is from September 11, 2015, TUESDAY to September 27, 2015 23:00 HRS IST.
  • The topic that gets the majority votes will be announced on September 27, 2015, 23:59 HRS IST as the BLOG-A-TON 56 Topic. In case two or more topics are tied at the end of voting, my vote as Marshal vote will decide. This time, we are giving you 14 days to write your post.
  • BLOG-A-TON 56 WEEKEND starts at 00:00 HRS IST on October 10, 2015 and ends at 23:59 HRS IST on October 11, 2015. No further extension will be provided.

Looking forward to a wonderful Blog-a-ton once again…

Poetically Yours,
Someone is Special