Almost three months ago exactly, I was deep in my 7 Things to Do Before 2018 list, on a mission to organize my blog before the new year. It was during this spree of deleting and restructuring that a gem fell right into my lap. Sadly, I had to wait until spring before I could tell anyone about it…
Despite being eager to reveal my 2018 A to Z Challenge theme since last Christmas, I come to you with my theme reveal a day late and a dollar short…
A 100-Word Story to Introduce My 2018 A to Z Challenge Theme
Delete. One page down. I think I deserve a pat on the back. Productivity score: 1. Procrastination: 0.
This blog clean-up will be a breeze! Only—I squint at the screen—173 more pages to go.
Procrastination creeping in. Why do I have so many tags? Half are for posts that don’t exist—wiped away in a previous purge—most have only been used once…
Like “100-word story.” Why? When I’ve written at least 100?
I select 20 more, drift the mouse toward “Bulk Delete,” when something catches my eye.
Accessory to murder… Only one story.
Hmm… How about another?
Have you figured it out yet?
The prompts are the tags!
Yes, from # to A to Z, I have literally thousands of tags in my blog archives, most of which have lost their companion stories over the years, others that have only ever had one…
Like “100-word story,” for which, before this post, surprisingly, only one story has ever made the cut.
So, starting this April, I’ll be giving some of my most interesting “lonely” tags another reason to shine on the blog.
Would you like to read more stories about becoming an accessory to murder? Or maybe you prefer to get lost in the Bermuda Triangle? Hell, let’s be serious here— you’re just waiting on the impending doom of a zombie apocalypse!
Well, all of those and more are coming to you in just 100 words (so the tag will have even more posts)!
See you in April!