It’s the end of another year of the Annual Bloggers Bash. Thank you to everyone who nominated, voted and promoted the bash.
Remember winners will receive a £10 Amazon voucher as well as certificate and the logo to use on their blog.
To the winners…
Suitable candidates for the Best Blogging / Writing Blog offer consistent advice and guidance about blogging, hints and tips for using social media effectively, tutorials, advice on writing, writing prompts or offer beautiful poetry and short stories.
Nominees for this award were:
Anne R Allen’s Blog… with Ruth Harris, Elena Peters, Chris The Story Reading Ape, Tallis Steelyard, Jill Weatherholt, Night Owl Poetry, Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo, The Faery Whisperer, Gin & Lemonade, Karen’s World, Syl65’s Blog, D. G. Kaye Writer, Head Full of Dreams, neha98blog, The Rendezvous Club, The Feathered Sleep, The Poem Zone, Annette Rochelle Aben, Dean Wesley Smith, Willow Croft, Losing the Plot, Uptown Oracle,
Suitable candidates for the Best Entertainment Blog category will primarily contain content on films, music, museums, cinema, theatre, dance, art and/or sculpture. Posts could include reviews, exhibition experiences, interviews with artists or cast members.
Winner – Just Another Blog From a Woman
Suitable candidates for the Best Food Blog will primarily contain content on recipes, tutorials and demonstrations, restaurant reviews, food news from the culinary world, photographs of food experiences, interviews with restaurant staff and chef’s, vegan and vegetarian, celebration food ideas, wedding food ideas.
Winner – The Tennis Foodie
Suitable candidates for the Best Lifestyle Blog will primarily contain content on interior design, home hacks, cleaning, decluttering, finance, money saving, journal entries, parenting, beauty and conversational style posts, personal experiences and interests not covered in any of the other categories.
Nominees for this award are: Wheelescapades, Fancy Paper Blog, Invisibly Me, Willow Dot 21, New Lune, Deb’s World, Out An’ About, Lifexperiment Blog, Sawdust and Spoons, The Return of the Modern Philosopher, Sizzling Towards Sixty, Cresting the Hill, Rachael’s Thoughts, Life at No. 22, Corporate Style Story, Fatty McCupcakes, Art & Soul, Beauty Balm, High Latitude Style, My Third Culture Kid, IngridMadisonAve, Jot to Jot, Unfold and Begin, Lifestyle Maven, Boots Shoes and Fashion, Sarah Plus Laura, Oriana’s Notes, From Michigan to Germany, Unbound Roots, Pain Pals Blog
Winner – Invisibly Me
Suitable candidates for the Best Personal Development Blog will primarily contain content on mental health, goal setting and motivation, depression, anxiety, coaching, self-care, planning, organisation changing your life ideas, Bullet journalling for mental health, vision board, workshop ideas.
Nominees for this award are: Helen’s Journey, Rosetree, Coaching for Geeks, Sneha’s Expression – For Women, The Invisible Hypothyroidism, Revenge of Eve, This Stuff is Golden, You Are Awesome, Share Your Light, Motivate Me Now, You Can Always Start Now,
Winner – Sneha Narayanan
Suitable candidates for the Best Photography Blog will primarily contain content kit and tutorials, nature and wildlife, underwater, portrait, wedding, landscape, architecture and/or editorial photography ideas, reviews, sunrise and sunset ideas, travel photography, interviews with famous photographers, photography stories and experiences.
Winner – JaipurThruMyLens
Suitable candidates for the Best Travel Blog will primarily contain content on travel experiences, things to see and do, packing tips, accommodation reviews, travel money saving ideas and/or location ideas.
Nominees for this award were: Itching for Hitching, Lisa Dorenfest, A Brummie Home and Abroad, The Wandering Darlings, A Girl and Her Passport, Seasons of Life, Beth Out of Office, Rendezvous En New York, A Walk and a Lark, The Uncorked Librarian
Winner – Lisa Dorenfest
Suitable candidates for the Best Book Blog will primarily focus on books and book reviews, indie and traditional publishing, book cover design, fiction, non-fiction, ‘Best of’ ideas, genres, author interviews, self-publishing and marketing ideas.
Nominees for this award were: Rae Reads, Rosie Amber, My Chestnut Reading Tree, Bookliterati Book Reviews, Jen Med’s Book Reviews, My Reading Corner, Portobello Book Blog, Jo & Isa Love Books, The Quiet Knitter, The Writing Garnet, Love Books Group, A Knight’s Reads, Chocolate ‘n’ Waffles, Book Addict Rambles, Smorgasbord Blog Magazine, Hooked From Page One, Tracy and Helen’s Romance Book Blog, Compulsive Readers, Espresso Coco, Portable Magic, Bloomin’ Brilliant Books, Debbish Dot Com, The Average Reader (Formerly Mrs Bloggs Books), Write to Inspire, Robbie’s Inspiration, Bibliobeth, GJ Stevens, Thoughts by Mello-Elo, Best Bookish Blog, A Little Book Problem, The Reading Realm, Whispering Stories, Being Anne, Marvellous Pages, Hockey Sticks, Grips and Trips, Cleopatra Loves Books, Black Books Blog, Books N All Promotions, The Haphazardous Hippo, But I Smile Anyway, Live and Deadly, StefLoz Book Blog, Books From Dusk Till Dawn, Random Things Through My Letterbox, Chapter in My Life, Crime Book Junkie, Novel Deelights, ZooLoo’s Book Diary, By The Letter Book Reviews, Jill’s Book Cafe, Rachel’s Random Reads, Rea’s Book Reviews, It’s an Indie Book Blog, Beardy Book Blogger, Two Girls and a Book Obsession, Book in One Hand Coffee in Another, Stacy is Reading, Two Sisters Lost in a Coulee Reading, The Fine-toothed Comb, Chat About Books, Relax and Read Book Reviews, Chellsandbooks, This is My Truth Now, There’s Something About KM, Vicky Who Reads
Winner – But I Smile Anyway
AND NOW FOR THE WINNERS OF THE WRITING BLOG COMPETITION
The 2019 Bloggers Bash Blog Post Competition
1st Place – £50 Amazon Gift Card + Winners’ Trophy
Name Samantha Smith
Blog post title: If You Only Had Five Minutes, What Would You Save?
Judges’ comments: This post won unanimously. It reads like a Stephen King novel and is beautifully written. It makes you pause to wonder what they’d save if there were a fire and they could only save 5 things. We enjoyed the amazing surprise ending.
2nd place – Prize £15 Amazon Gift Card
Blog post title: Five More Minutes
Judges’ comments: We enjoy the rhythm and rhyme of the post and we felt a lot of people could relate on a broader spectrum. It made Janice feel guilting about not playing with her dog.
3rd place – Prize £10 Amazon Gift Card
Blog: Mobile Mom Tech Rescue
Blog post title: Best Five iPhone Tips to Make Your Life Easier
Judges’ comments: The post shows great effort with the screenshots. It’s practical, helpful, fits the theme and taught us a thing or two!