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Some time ago, when I was going through the Stage 6 of blogging, right after the Stagnation, reading all possible articles on blogging advice, I wrote a post “Multiple Voicenality Disorder” and diagnosed myself with an inability to stick to one style of writing or even a topic, no matter how hard I tried. Somehow I got convinced that it was a really bad thing after reading all the ‘how-to’s and ‘tips and tricks’, which said that one (of the gazillion) commandments of blogging is to have a niche, a topic, and a style. However, after performing some self-analysis and soul searching I came to the conclusion that there is nothing to be done, and I am destined for the bloggers’ hell for violating this particular, as well as many other sacred commandments of blogging ‘how-to’s bible.

versatile_blogger-pie-chart

Just out of curiosity and my occasional affection for numbers and pretty pie charts, I counted my styles and topics.

The rainbow cried the tears of envy.

As if it was not enough, these days I’m writing a fairy tale. And no, I can’t help it. Sometimes I think my brain has its own life and doesn’t care about my opinions.

Multiple voicenality disorder, stage “incurable”.

But couple days ago I found out that my multiple voicenality disorder got rewarded! My fellow blogger Anawnimiss decided that I’m just… the versatile blogger! Thank you, dear Anawnimiss, you gave me hope for a peace of that blogger’s heaven after all.

This honor comes with some small obligations. The nominees should:

  1. Display the Award Certificate on their blog. With pleasure, it has such pleasant green!
  2. Write a post and link back to the blogger who nominated them. That will be this one, link included.
  3. Nominate 15 other bloggers. Like whole 15? This will be tricky, as I don’t even follow so many blogs, and the ones I follow is perfectly “normal”, sticking to their topics, styles, and niches, so non-versatile, the priests of blogging would be proud. So I’ll start small and will be expanding the list gradually.
  4. Post 7 interesting things about themselves. Ah, I’m a boring person. But as the rules of the award demand, I’ll do my best. Right off the top of my head:
    • I don’t like and/or understand most of the poetry.
    • I prefer silence over almost any music.
    • I don’t like people, but I like persons.
    • If you want to punish me, make me go to a crowded party.
    • If you want to reward me, bring me a chocolate cake and a latte.
    • I can (and unintentionally make) any cat, child or grandma like me.
    • Sometimes I eat popcorn for breakfast.

That will be it. And now, if you excuse me, I have a fairy tale to finish to put more colors on my rainbow pie chart.

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