Helping make #blogging #atozchallenge Bigger and Better: #TeamDamyanti

The A to Z April Blogging Challenge 2014 (sign up now, if you haven’t) is upon us, and like all of us co-hosts (Lee, Alex, Tina, Jeremy, Nicole, Stephen, Heather, AJ, MJ and Pam) I have a team of worthy bloggers to help me behind the scenes.

They are the fair and wise ladies of Team Damyanti — they make me think of the Persian tale of the Seven Wise princesses, who taught Shah Bahram, a legendary prince, about the qualities of a true leader.

I’m honored to have them in my team, and I have a lot to learn from each of them, as we work together to make A to Z April Blogging Challenge bigger and better than ever before. They come from Malaysia, Hungary, UK, US and India, so we cover a lot of time zones in our team!

Without further ado, here are the Seven Wise Ladies of Team Damyanti!

Anna Tan

Anna  makes a living hunting down mistakes and annoying bean counters in Malaysia. In her free time, she acts, sings and pretends to dance. She writes flash fiction, book reviews and rambling rants about faith at her blog. She tweets at @natzers 

Csenge Zalka

Csenge is a professional storyteller from Hungary, currently working on her PhD in the USA. Her writing career includes short stories, historical fiction, and a collection of folktales about superpowers. She is a recovering archaeologist, practicing archer, and Irish wolfhound enthusiast. She tweets at

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  1. klahanie

    Team Damyanti! All those lovely ladies and your lovely self, Damyanti. A blogging community of sharing and caring. I really must switch off my computer during the month of April. A to Z, the mighty alphabet challenge, please, I beg you, make it stop!!!

    Gary πŸ™‚

  2. M. J. Joachim

    What a great group, Damy! Thank you wonderful ladies, for helping build the blogging community and making the A – Z Challenge a success!!

  3. Viola Fury

    I'm so happy to be in #teamDamyanti! This is going to be a great year for the AtoZChallenge! Thanks again, Damyanti for this opportunity! ~~ Mary

  4. Nicole

    Great introduction of your Team. You beat me to Sam and I'm glad you were able to get her on your team, so she'll be working with you to make this year's A-to-Z Challenge the best ever!

    #atozchallenge Co-Host @MadlabPost

    • D Biswas

      Thanks Nicole, and I'm sure you'll have a rocking team this year as well. Sam is absolutely as good as she looks (and she looks gorgeous!) and is already doing a wonderful job!


    What a fantastic team! Can't wait to see what the challenge brings, as this is the first time I'm doing it! What fun … I'm especially intrigued to see what happens in the world of Miss Jemima, whose guinea pigs and sentient trees appeal to me mightily. πŸ™‚

  6. Lexa Cain

    It's delightful to meet your wonderful team. They all have interesting stories, especially Mary. Writing must be particularly challenging for her, and her determination is inspiring. What terrific ladies!! πŸ™‚

    • D Biswas

      yes, Mary and all the others are inspiring, we have all age-groups and time zones, so this is really fun and exciting.

  7. Tina

    Oh so excited to meet your team! I know Vidya and Sam from the Tree of Life adventure (and boy was that a great adventure!) Excited to meet the rest of your Magnificent Seven. Good luck to all of you! You do know that you have the absolutely sweetest, most loving and caring of co-hosts to work for. Damy is a special friend, and I'm glad she's got YOU on her side.
    Now off to do some following…

    Tina @ Life is Good
    A to Z Team @ Blogging From A to Z April Challenge 2014
    @TinaLifeisGood, #atozchallenge

    • D Biswas

      Yep, Tree of life was awesome! And Tina I dunno about being the swettest etc etc, but I'm definitely one of the luckiest, to call you a friend, to have such awesome co-hosts, and now a super-talented team!

    • D Biswas

      So proud to have you Vidya! And I know it will be a greater experience this year, for you and everyone else. πŸ™‚