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My Writing Process – A Blog Tour

Last week, my friend and fellow blogger, Libby Elder of Lemony Thyme asked me to participate in a Blog Tour.  I didn’t know what a Blog Tour was at the time, but she assured me that it was going to be fun and at the end of the tour, there would be cake!  All I had to do was answer 4 simple questions about my “writing process” and then introduce the world to a few blogs out there that inspire me.  So, since there was a promise of cake and it’s always fun to share about other bloggers whom I admire, I took the bait.  The first thing I thought was, “do I even have a writing process?” I mean, if “writing process” is defined by banging my head on my computer keyboard several times while a plaintive moan issues from my throat, then YES I do have one of those! I just wasn’t sure if that process would be very helpful to anyone else, let alone me. First, let me tell you a little bit about Libby. …

My First Ever Blog Award: The Liebster Award!

I was completely taken aback when I came home from vacation last month to find that I had been nominated for a Liebster Award by my good friend Dana Fashina of I’ve Got Cake.  Now, for those of you who are not familiar with this award, I’ll try my best to explain it.  The Liebster Award is an award that is given to bloggers who have under 1000 followers as a way to promote their blogs and spread a little Blogger Love around the Internet.  Since this is my first ever blog award, you’d think I’d be bouncing off the walls to get started on my acceptance speech!  But, the honest truth was that I procrastinated long and hard on it.  Mostly because I was nervous about sharing 11 random facts about myself!  Now that I’ve written them out, though, they aren’t quite as scary as they first seemed.  I think maybe everyone has an inner weirdo that they are little bit nervous to let out in public…ok, actually maybe not everyone….because, reality shows.  So, while this …