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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Versatile Blogger Award!

Lovely Bridget Bowers nominated me (and 14 others) for the Versatile Blogger Award!
Check out her list here.

The idea behind The Versatile Blogger Award nominations is to use these nominations to make other bloggers aware of other great blogs, as I’m are doing here. 

If you'd like to carry on this thing, do the following!
  1. In a post on your, blog, nominate 15 fellow bloggers for The Versatile Blogger Award.
  2. In the same post, Add The Versatile Blogger Award.
  3. In the same post, thank the blogger who nominated you in a post with a link back to their blog.
  4. In the same post, share 7 completely random pieces of information about yourself.
  5. In the same post, include this set of rules.
  6. Inform each nominated blogger of their nomination by posting a comment on each of their blogs.
Here are my fifteen nominees!
  1. Bridget Bowers - Rants 'N' Ramblings
  2. Krystal Wade's Blog
  3. Jami Gold, Paranormal Author
  4. Daniel Swensen - Surly Muse
  5. RS Guthrie - Rob On Writing
  6. SJ Wist' Dragon Aster
  7. SJ Wist's Fantasy Cookie
  8. Shannon and Toni - Self Publishing Team
  9. Maureen Hovermale - The Zen Corner
  10. Darryl S. Ellrott and Brent Mitchell Wood
  11. Tim Greaton's Forum
  12. Derek Flynn and Krystal Wade - Two Writers, One Blog
  13. Lindsay Buroker
  14. Nicholas Rose - Ilvenworld Novels
  15. Carin Marais - Hersenskim
And two bonus nominees!

  1. Andy Holloman
  2. Mackenzie Brown

Here are seven random things about me:
  • Between the ages of 6 and 8 I was 7.
  • I am going to school and (so far) I am getting straight A's. Next week I will practice making my B's straight.
  • I obsess about having a good pen and a notebook to write in to the point I have dozens of both.
  • Unicorns scare the crap out of me.
  • Me like coffee.
  • I know the world is not going to end in 2012. The Mayans were into the drama a little.
  • I hate..no wait, I love decisiveness.


  1. Thanks for the nomination, Ron! I truly appreciate it!

  2. Thanks for mentioning us! We'll definitely have to participate as well :-)

  3. You are welcome, Daniel and Toni! :)

  4. Awww! Thank you! I managed to make the list twice! Can't get any better than that. :-)

  5. Thanks a million, Ron!

    You know the crazy thing, between the ages of 6 and 8, I was 7 too! Small world!

  6. Thank you so much, Ron! I appreciate it. :)

    And it *is* a small world--between 6 and 8, I was 7 too. But where were you between Kindergarten and Second Grade? I was *not* in First Grade. Heh.

  7. Thanks, Bridget and Jami! I guess the 7 between 6 and 8 is all the rage then? :)

    But, Jami, where *were* you between Kindergarten and 2nd grade?

  8. lol unicorns. They are like one of my favorite creatures. But it's okay, I'll just bring the dragons with me when I visit, instead. ^ ^ Thanks so much for the award!

    1. I actually like unicorns. :) Just thought it would be funny to say they scare me. :)

  9. Wow! Thanks for the nomination! I'll definitely join in!
    (And me like coffee too :))

    1. Awesome, and you're welcome. Can I, virtually, buy you a cup of coffee?