Saturday, January 5, 2013

Rules and Reminder for Blog-a-Ton 35

The dream is having 100 entrants in a single edition! Can we make it possible in this New Year edition? Can we read 100 entrants this time? Spread the word, invite your friends...

Publish the post on 6th JANUARY, 2013 anytime between 0000 hrs and 2359 hrs (IST)!

Date for Blog-a-Ton : 
6th January, 2013

As you already know, the topic for Blog-a-Ton 35 has been finalised as:

"...and the world was silent again"

Please follow these rules while publishing your post and thereafter:
  • You can choose the title for your post as you wish.
  • You must use the phrase, "...and the world was silent again" in your entry. 
  • The post should start with this code. Just copy the following HTML code and paste to your post in Edit HTML mode:

    <div style="text-align: justify;">
    This post has been published by me as a part of the <b>Blog-a-Ton 35</b>; the thirty-fifth edition of the online marathon of Bloggers; where we decide and we write. To be part of the next edition, visit and start following <a href=""><b>Blog-a-Ton</b></a>. The theme for the month is "...and the world was silent again"
  • The post should end with the following code. If your participation count is less than or equal to three, then replace BLOGGER NAME and XX with the name of the person who introduced you to Blog-a-Ton and your Blog-a-Ton participation count. If it is more than three, then just update the count. Just copy the following HTML code and paste to your post in Edit HTML mode:

    <div style="text-align: justify;">
    The <b>fellow Blog-a-Tonics</b> who took part in this Blog-a-Ton and links to their respective <b>posts</b> can be checked <a href=""><b>here</b></a>. To be part of the next edition, visit and start following <b><a href="">Blog-a-Ton</a></b>. Introduced By: BLOGGER NAME, Participation Count: XX </blockquote>

  • Publish the post on January 6, 2013 anytime between 0000 hrs and 2359 hrs (Indian Standard Time)
  • Use the following code to provide direct link to your post.

It will look like this: Someone is Special - I ♥ Blog-a-Ton and will link to your post.

What’s more?

  • The winners will be featured on Blog-a-Ton Cover Photo!
  • All the participants fan page will be featured with a short intro about their blog here. Kindly, fill the form here
  • There will be special incentive for the blogger who refers maximum number of Blog-a-Tonics to this edition. He\She will be featured on official Blog-a-Ton Page. If you refer someone or did refer them already in earlier editions, please ask them to specify your name in the code, which will be provided in Rules and Reminder Post! To consider a referral, the Blog-a-Tonics should debut in this edition or they should have participated in only two Blog-a-Ton editions or less than that!

Please follow this rule to ensure easy navigability to your post.
  •  Use your complete name to prevent any confusion and mix up with other bloggers.
  • Remember, you can not post more than ONE entry.  
  • In case you post your link after the stipulated time, then your submission will not be considered for voting. 
  • Return between January 7th 07:30 IST and January 13th 22:30 IST to vote for your favourite post. A separate notification for the same will be posted upon the conclusion of the event. So do not vote till then. Just enjoy reading the various entries, keeping in mind your favourite but worth-winning ones.

DO NOT USE THE COMMENTS SECTION OF THIS POST FOR ANY OTHER PURPOSE. If there are any queries, ask them in the comments section of previous post.

Looking forward to a read wonderful passionate Blog-a-Ton writers post again!
Poetically Yours,
Someone is Special


  1. This is my 30th BAT post. Thanks to all for encouragement.

    aativas - 188. Fear

  2. Hi All,

    Long time no see!! :D Here is mine!


    Kappu - The deafening Silence

  3. I got an amazing response last time! Sorry I missed out the past two months I enjoyed reading those blog-a-ton entries, I hope I haven't disappointed you this time!

    Stupendous Man - Wisps of Doubts!

  4. Some old habits die hard... Being a part of BAT from its conception, the old rules stuck to me- the theme had to be my title... It's good to be back writing for BAT!

    Guria - "...and the world was silent again"

  5. Really sorry as I am quite irregular to BAT now but rest assured I make sure to participate whenever I can and I always get a good response from my friends here so there goes by 14th participation entry .. hope you guys like it.

    Vikas Khair - ...and the World was silent again

  6. Hello all.. Read my first entry to BAT. I appreciate and value your comments. Thank you all.

    Rat - Oh, it never happened...

  7. Just remembered that this was blogaton day - checked the title and wrote the piece in a left-handed hurry.

    C. Suresh - The Silent World

  8. @All, Thanks for the participation!

    Blog-a-ton 35 is now closed. We have 40 official entries. All succeeding entries will not be considered for votes. Keep reading and vote for the entry worth winning!

    Someone is Special

    1. @Someone is special : why isnt my name included in the list of participants??? i cant see my name over there.,..or is it that i haven't garnered a single vote ?

    2. Hey Hi..

      Yes, your entry is a valid one.. Here in this image, I've listed the ones who have been voted by participants.. If you need anymore info on this, either drop an email to or write to us on FB :)