So what is the NaBloPoMo theme of the month?
#BlogHerFood15 is coming up in Chicago on November 6th and 7th, so food is on my brain. Or maybe it's just the weather getting colder: it makes me want to cook. Goodbye, summer salads. Hello, minestrone soup.
Colder weather also makes me want to dish with friends. I don't just mean dinner parties. I mean talking over steaming cups of coffee. There is something about this time of year that makes me want to reconnect and catch up on each other's lives before everyone goes down the rabbit hole of winter holidays.
This month, we're dishing on our favourite foods, sharing recipes (and the stories behind their creation), and reflecting on what we used to eat as kids. We're also looking at what dish we used to dread eating, and whether it's still our least favourite food.
The theme and writing prompts, as always, are there as a guide if you want some structure to your month, though you can always sign up for NaBloPoMo and chart your own path.
If you've never joined NaBloPoMo, this is the time to do so. It starts October 1 and runs until October 31. Just make the commitment to (1) blog daily for the month (nothing more to it than that!) and (2) to support your fellow NaBloPoMo'ers by reading a handful of the other blogs on the blogroll. Cheer them along and they'll cheer you on too. You can sign up for October's NaBloPoMo until October 5th. You can grab the official badge here and upload a link to the badges you make.
It's as simple as that: post daily on your own blog. That's it. You can get fancy and cross-post your blog posts onto the NaBloPoMo site. If you need daily inspiration, bookmark the NaBloPoMo prompts page for October, which already has all the prompts for the month posted so you can plan ahead.
NaBloPoMo is what you make of it. At its core, all you need to do is post daily on your blog. The point of NaBloPoMo is not to be restricted by the theme, but instead to either take it or leave it. If you'll do better blogging every day based on what's happening in your world, throw aside the daily prompts.
Sign up for October's NaBloPoMo and let's dish.
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