I found the A to Z challenge busy - it consumed much of my time through April even though I had planned out what I would write about beforehand and drafted some posts. I found during the month I changed my mind on some topics and, despite preparation, was writing each day.
My 26 posts:
I gained some new readers, including a cousin :).
My family enjoyed the posts, and that was really important to me.
During the challenge I read some interesting blogs, not all on family history, and learned many new things.