Oh what a glorious Sunday, I have been nominated for a new award that I had not heard of before. It is the Solidarity Blogger Award.
Here is what I have seen posted about this award:
What is: Solidarity Blogger Award Nomination
SIWO (Success Inspirers’ World) is an International Friends Blogging Forum. The idea is to encourage team work and to blog together as a community. As an international friends blogging forum, Success Inspirer’s World provides an opportunity that every blogger is looking for – the opportunity to get more exposure and find more followers and readers.
Solidarity blogging is team work. We blog with others as a team. No one fights and wins a war alone. Together we are stronger and better. Together we achieve more. Together we go further. A football match is won when the players fight as a team. This is what Solidarity blogging is all about.
OK, and here’s what I say to that:
I do believe in unity and working together, but I am slightly dismayed at the idea that we are all warriors engaged in some kind of blogging war. If, like me, you are interested in writing creatively, then where is there any conflict? Collaborative working is, however, a great thing to do from time to time. That is why I enjoy taking part in various challenges and I like to engage with and support my fellow bloggers as much as possible.
In the spirit of camaraderie I accept this award, but I eschew the language of football and war, we do not fight, we stand together in peace and mutual creative encouragement.
1. Write a post on your blog thanking the person who nominated you.
2. Paste the award in the post.
3. Provide a link to the blog of the person who nominated you.
4. Tell Success Inspirers’ World, SIWO what you think about solidarity blogging. Is it worthwhile?
5. Nominate 10 bloggers for the award and inform them.
I would like to thank Sadje of Keep it Alive for nominating me for this award. I am so grateful and proud to have been considered a Supportive blogger. I would strongly recommend you click on the link below and say Hi.
Working together can be the most rewarding and mutually beneficial thing that we can do, but I also believe that we can work supportively apart as well.
I would like to nominate the following people who have always been supportive and encouraging to me. We have worked together on projects or they have encouraged me with their own challenges.
I work collaboratively with Cyranny of Cyranny’s Cove and Dee Kelly of Thriving not Surviving on the Word of the Day blog and so I would like to nominate both of them for putting up with me.
Also, I would like to nominate Teresa, The Haunted Wordsmith who truly embodies what it means to be a collaborative blogger. She has started so many stories and encouraged others to join in. You truly deserve this nomination and I am sure I will not be the first or only nomination you receive.
I would also like to nominate Debbie Whittam of Twenty Four who hosts the 50 Word Thursday Challenges of which I am so fond. Thank you Debbie.
Laura M Bailey of All the Shoes I wear also hosts a great challenge, The Manic Monday Challenge and So I would like to nominate you too for this award.
Finally, I would nominate two of my closest blogging pals who I have worked collaboratively with often and who I am so grateful to have met (on the blogosphere).
The Britchy One of Bitchin’ in the Kitchen
Rory, A Guy Called Bloke
Thank You, Happy Sunday and Good Night.