December 28 is Editorial Day

Think hard. Think long. Don’t think.

In my latest act of rash judgment and spontaneity, I announced on Twitter that December 28th would be Editorial Day.  If you want to participate, write an editorial on any anime-related subject of your choosing, and post it on December 28th.  I might make a list of participants.

This event is designed to make all of us non-editorial bloggers write something that sounds smart.  So if you’re an episodic blogger, a figure blogger, or a dannychoo groupie, consider doing something interesting with your blog and participate!

Stop thinking and write something already!

RULES: The Name of the Game

  • Write an editorial, publish post on December 28th.
  • 1000 – 2000 words is a good length.
  • For those of you who aren’t as well-versed in metaaniblogspeak as I am (aka “has no life”), an editorial is basically a long post about something (excluding specific episodes of anime/chapters of manga).  It’s like writing a paper for your high school English class, only more interesting.
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32 Comments on “December 28 is Editorial Day”

  1. Anya says:

    Maybe I’ll do it, I have an idea for an editorial planned for a long time already. It’s something I consider important though, and since the aniblogosphere will still be saturated with 12 Days posts I was thinking about waiting for things to quiet down so it’ll get more notice.

  2. ToastCrust says:

    Sounds like a prime forum for my Haganai Takoyaki post.

    • flomu says:

      Off-topic: I don’t get why Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai gets abbreviated to Haganai. I mean, you’re leaving out the me, the friends, and the many. All you’re left with is Particle Particle Don’t.

      Maybe it’s a commentary on the FTL neutrinos or something.

      Also, do it.

  3. bobbierob says:

    Interesting. Maybe I’ll do it. Big maybe.

  4. Mushyrulez says:

    I AM SO DOING THIS

    YOU HAVE NO IDEA HOW MANY EDITORIAL IDEAS I HAVE IN MY MI-

    oh sorry it’s season ending season have to write half season reviews for the entire winter break you’re alone flomu just like a marshmellow in a sea of marios

  5. glothelegend says:

    I will not do this, because I am lazy and forgetful. If I do do this, it will be shear coincidence.

    • flomu says:

      I am also lazy and forgetful. But this stupid post is always at the top of my blog so I can’t forget. And I’m too lazy to post more so it goes down. bah.

  6. Oh flomu~

    I have a surprise for you on Editorial Day~

  7. […] for those not in the know, flomu has declared today, the 28th of December, to be a day for us lowly episodic/what-have-you bloggers […]

  8. inushinde says:

    And done. It isn’t strictly an editorial, but fuck it I just felt like ranting in a rather verbose fashion. I liked this idea though.

    • flomu says:

      Yay! I thought an editorial was just a long, organized post about opinions. Rants are good, too…?

      Said this on Twitter, but shitty idea: Episodic Day.

  9. […] This entry is for flomu’s Editorial Day, which is inconveniently located 3 days after everyone is either burnt out from wordsmithing for […]

  10. […] whatever he calls himself now) has decreed that today shall be Editorial Day. So I shall oblige and write an editorial. In the spirit of Flomu himself, a self-proclaimed […]

  11. […] pondered unnecessarily about this on twitter, and am compelled to write an editorial about it. So have at thee, Flomu. This post is going to be utterly self-gratifying and ridiculous, yet people will probably read it […]

  12. […] So, December 28th is Editorial Day. […]

  13. Gah, I forgot about it during all the delicious Christmas dinners. ;A;

  14. […] light of flomu’s desire for everyone to publish an editorial on the 28th of Dec 2011, I have decided to try and write an […]

  15. Julian Birch z says:

    I asked him how he felt about this idea of living like the article describes the wife and he stated, “I do not want a Stepford wife.


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