Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Missing In Action?

So where's issue 5?

Well, there hasn't been an issue this week as we didn't receive any entries to publish :(

It's a shame yes, but it is easy to see why this happened as we receive many emails each week from people saying things like "opps sorry, I meant to write something this week but forgot. Will send it you for next week".

So what are we going to do? Well, we don't want to give up. TopBlogMag started out as an idea for helping the good writers out there get their writing and blogs noticed with actual samples of their writing rather than just another link saying "hey, check this out", and we still love the idea and still want to help you all. But how? That is the burning question.

We are going to try a new approach. Rather than people just sending us stuff each week, which clearly isn't working, we are going to ask those interested in getting their work posted here to let us know by leaving us a comment (if your email address is visible on your profile or blog), or sending an email (if your email address isn't visible on your profile or blog). Then each week we will select 4 or 5 people from our list to write something for us for the next issue (we will let you know via email).

All that we ask for in return is that you link to us either using one of our spiffy badges or a text link and that you tell your readers about us when your work is posted here.

So, all those that would like to have their work showcased here on TopBlogMag, whether it's to get more hits, gain new readers or just for the challenge; sign up below or send us an email. It goes without saying that you can be removed from our list anytime you want by simply sending us an email and that you can turn down the offer of writing on a particular week (we all - well most - have a real life outside of blogging) without repercussions.

Remember, the more writers we have the less often you will get chosen so get in early to beat the rush.


Suburban Oblivion said...

Wow, that is really surprising! :( I didn't do anything this week because the inspiration just didn't hit. I would love to be a part of things though, just let me know what I can do! sarael@gmail.com

nutmeg said...

I'd like to write for you. I'm one of those people who said 'I should submit something' and then didn't. If you give me a deadline I usually hit it. Are you still requesting that it be a previously unpublished piece?

Surviving Motherhood said...

Suburban Oblivion - cool, shall add you to our list and will be in touch soon :)

Nutmeg - Fantastic! We would love to have you. Yes, we are still requesting that that it be a previously unpublished piece. I shall pop you on the list! :)

Desert Songbird said...

Unemployed writer seeking new challenges. Sign me up!

Lori G. said...

I'd love to be on the list. I only found you recently and have been watching. Thanks.

Lord Likely said...

I believe I may be able to get some filthy oik in off the streets to assist in any way they can.

Surviving Motherhood said...

Desert songbird and Lori, thank you very much, we would be more than happy to have you on board. I shall be in touch soon

Lord Likely - we are indeed honored. In fact, I was just lurking over at your place. Seems you weren't in though, you must have been over here. I thought I recognised Sir Cloppington when that horse and carriage nearly ran me over earlier. You really are a cad sir.

Expect one of those new fangled electronic telegrams thingumys any day now.

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