There was a time when an award made me feel warm and fuzzy inside.
When a tag made me excited.
When my blog was new and I was looking for new followers, more traffic.
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Now? Now I’m more concerned with writing for myself, with continuing the relationships I’ve made with fellow bloggers, with building new and meaningful ones as they come.
With this in mind, “It’s a Britta Bottle!” no longer accepts awards. Tags, if they are super interesting or thought provoking, will be considered. That said, generally speaking, I will not be accepting those, either.
It’s not that I don’t appreciate the thought, because I do. Clearly, my blog means something to you if you choose to nominate me for an award or tag. That’s pretty cool, so thank you.
That said, awards no longer hold the same meaning for me that they used to and tags are annoying in general/I really don’t get the point of them (sometimes the truth hurts, yo). When it all comes down to it, I’d rather use up my energy as a blogger and a writer to publish posts that are meaningful to me.
Writing up awards and tags posts are so time consuming and I’m a busy gal!
Thank you to everyone who has nominated me for an award or tag in the recent past. This, however, is my polite decline to all of them. As a blogger with limited time, I need to focus on writing what I want to write. And, as I continue on in this blogging journey, I’m discovering that writing up awards and tags posts are pretty low on that list of desirability.