The Financial Monkey -Writing Experiment

by Sandy L on October 12, 2010

Thinking Monkey

In an effort to draw upon the talents of the many aspiring writers out there, I’m proposing a little writing experiment.

Anyone who wants to join is welcome but the premise is this: A group of bloggers will all write an article about a certain odd ball topic and all post the resulting content on the same day.

At least from my observations, bloggers have very different views and come from all walks of life, so it’s unlikely that any 2 articles will be the same.  I also personally find it entertaining when people weave random things together and turn it into an interesting story.

If successful, we can turn this into a monthly thing and even pick our favorite articles of the lot.  It looks like I’ve got at least 5 takers for the first round, so let’s see how it goes.

Here are the rules:

1. Spread the word.

 2. Write an article that ties monkeys or other primates to some personal finance lesson or topic.

3. Post the article on your website.

4. Link to this original post or email me…so that I can do a monkey round-up.

5. Post on Monday October 25th.

Good Luck.  I can’t wait to see what wacky correlations unfold. 

Photo Credit to Petr Kratochvil

{ 9 comments… read them below or add one }

Crystal October 12, 2010 at 11:17 PM

I’m in! Let’s see what’s in my brain…

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Molly On Money October 13, 2010 at 8:30 AM

I’m in (and very excited)!

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Little House October 13, 2010 at 9:57 AM

I’m in. What’s funny is that I have a lot of experience with primates, so writing about them won’t be too difficult. The hard part will be tying it in to PF!

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Everyday Tips October 13, 2010 at 10:23 AM

You know I am in! I just need to write and schedule it so I don’t forget!

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Invest It Wisely October 13, 2010 at 12:54 PM

Haha, how interesting! I’m in; I’ll see what I can come up with.

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Money Reasons October 13, 2010 at 8:09 PM

I’ll monkey around with you guys ;)

Count me in!!!

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Sandy L October 14, 2010 at 6:48 AM

Great news. As I’m starting to think about it, there are actually a lot of ideas that are popping into my head. Now I’ll have to pick one and run with it.

Thanks guys and gals. I can’t wait to see the resulting day of articles.

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Roshawn @ Watson Inc October 16, 2010 at 9:56 AM

Sounds very creative. I cannot wait to read these posts. Who knows, maybe I’ll think of something to write about myself :)

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Forest October 17, 2010 at 8:20 AM

Excellent idea…. I have a post in mind, just need to find time now….

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