Your (constant) voting earned me 3rd place in the Top 25 Aussie Mum Blogs competition. There was no actual prize up for grabs but my placing earned me attention amongst PR companies, and I've since received many offers and expressions of interest.
This competition is different. There are $15,500 worth of writing courses with the Sydney Writers' Centre up for grabs and even finalists get prizes! You may remember that a while back I blogged about why I blog. I have coveted some of these very courses for a long time, but at almost $400 a course and with living costs rising and only one wage in our household, the courses are a luxury that I can only dream about. So I'm entered and I'm dreaming...
Each blog will be assessed by industry experts and judged on quality of writing (70%), presentation (20%) and engagement (10%). With a whopping 1024 blogs entered, I don't even rate my chances of a second look, particularly when I glance at the list and see scores of my favourite bloggers (some of them now celebrities)!
Over 940 of the above blogs are also entered in the People's Choice category...making even that seem an impossibility! However, as I have learnt in the past, if you don't ask you shall not receive.
So I guess I'm
A wise blogger recently said to me, "Fear of failure will never get us anywhere", so I'm throwing caution to the wind and daring to dream. If a miracle happens, it happens (and I will be overjoyed) but if it doesn't, I'll just keep on blogging because that's what I love to do!
You can vote by clicking on the "vote for me" badge in my sidebar or by clicking on the following link >> www.surveymonkey.com/s/BAB2012. Spread the word and share this post via Facebook, Twitter (#bestblogs2012) and email. Voting closes Thursday 9th May at 5pm.
Thank you for your support!