Friday, June 18, 2010

This, a Winner, and That Part 2

IN THE NEWS: Missouri pooper scooper finds $58 in doggie doo. Read more HERE.

Thank you to ALL of those who stopped by here for my Wednesday Writing Routine special.
Author Nicola Marsh was really feeling the love. :)

And now for the BEST part: the winner.

Thanks to random number generator, the lucky commenter who will receive Nicola's sweet romance Three Times a Bridesmaid is...

KELLIE

Congrats!!

Please e-mail me the address you want the book sent to and I'll let Nicola know!

As for the this and the that, my new blogger buddy Ezmirelda was kind enough to bestow an award on me:

This blog award is called The Versatile Blogger, and has a few rules that come with it:

1. Thank and link back to the person who gave you this award. check


2. Share 7 things about yourself.


1) I just painted my toenails in Purple Pizazz--which actually sounds more bold than it looks
2) My favorite ice cream is Moosetracks
3) I'm thinking about taking surfing lessons this summer although I've never been on a surfboard in my life
4) I once had high level of anxiety (and was really close to going to a doctor) because we had ants in the kitchen
5) My best feature is my skin (I know this because I've been told enough times) :)
6) My dad had blue eyes and my mom has hazel eyes, yet me and my brothers all have green eyes. Hmm...
7)I love to cook and try at least one new recipe a week

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In other "thats", I've started a new writing challenge. It's called a book in three months. It started over at the Harlequin eboards, but my crit partners and I have a little accountability going on privately. I wrote 5 pages Wednesday and 4 pages Thursday.

Woo-hoo! So far I'm on a roll!

That's all for me. But don't forget to check out the next Writing Routine Wednesday.
I'm going to host YA author Rhonda Stapleton and she's generously offered to giveaway a partial critique to some lucky commenter!

Have a great weekend!

28 comments:

Tabitha Bird said...

Cool! And I love that new contest! Sounds great.

Wendy Paine Miller said...

I can honestly say I've never painted my toenails purple. ;) And I thought I was a foodie to learn one new recipe a month. A week--nice!
~ Wendy

Aubrie said...

Ants in the kitchen would give me anxiety as well! I love trying new recipes: kudos to you for trying one a week.

Rula Sinara said...

LOL! I'm wearing purple polish too! I think surfing lessons would be cool. You could have your heroine do just that and meet her hero on the beach ;) You'll know first hand what she'll feel like surfing for the first time.

Happy Tapping!

Joanne said...

Congrats on your Award. I love Moosetracks ice cream too, but even better? Chocolate Moosetracks!! Happy Friday :)

Jennifer Shirk said...

Rula: I like the way you think! I could use my surf lessons as "research". LOL

Joanne: Chocolate Moosetracks? I'm going to look for that!!

Palindrome said...

Congratulations on your awards!!

I don't think I've ever had Moosetracks.

I just painted my toes purple too!! But this purple looks more black. I don't know what happened.

Palindrome said...

Oops! Have a fabulous Friday and great weekend! :)

Linda Kage said...

Congrats to all the winners and award-getters!! I love the 7 facts about you. You're going to have to share the surfboarding experience because one of my heroes in one of my WIP's tries to teach the heroine how to surf. So, I need lots of deets! Thanks.

Bossy Betty said...

Congrats to your winner and to you too! I need to hear more about Moosetracks. Hummmm....

patti said...

I second that emotion that you are versatile. And fun. And informative.

Okay. Enough! We don't want you to be inflicted with the swollen head disease!

Have a great weekend!!

Laura Pauling said...

Congrats to the winner. Glad you're in a writing groove!

Samantha Bennett said...

I love moosetracks! My husband and I are in the habit of celebrating via chocolate moosetracks. :)

Maria Zannini said...

A book in 3 months! That's my dream routine.

I'm looking forward to hearing how you succeed. Keep us posted.

Julie Jarnagin said...

We once had ants in our kitchen and could not get rid of the stupid things! It is stressful.

Julie Jarnagin said...

We once had ants in our kitchen and could not get rid of the stupid things! It is stressful.

JustineDell said...

Blue and Hazel make green? I'd have never thunk it! Well, Hazel can do green...it's probably dominant to blue. There ya' go!

Have great weekend!

~JD

T. Anne said...

Oh I love to surf! Take surfing lessons!!!

Jill Kemerer said...

Surfing?? With all your spinning and jogging, I know you'll do great at it! Have a great weekend!

Kristi said...

Congrats to the winner and to you on your writing progress!!!

Have a great weekend!

Diane said...

Surfing!!!! I think I am too out of coordination for that and fear of injury.... boring I know. :O)

Karen Lange said...

Congrats to Kellie! And congrats to you, Jennifer on the award. Fun to learn more about you!
Happy weekend,
Karen :)

Jemi Fraser said...

Congrats on the award - and congrats to Kellie too!

Dawn Simon said...

Congrats on the award. I like your list. Take the surf lessons! We took two (the whole family) in the past few years and they were a blast! Our kids were WAY better at it than we were--they could even go tandem with each other or the teen instructor! I wish I liked to cook; I bet my husband does too. Hee! And your skin DOES look beautiful in your photo. :)

Very fun post, Jennifer! Enjoy the rest of the weekend!

Donna Hole said...

A book in three months? Hmm, that is a challenge. Good luck with it.

Trying something new - surfing - sounds like a good summer project also.

......dhole

Stephanie Faris said...

Cognrats, Kellie! And congrats to you on your Versatile Blogger award.

Mary Aalgaard said...

You're on a roll with your writing, yippy!

Julie Musil said...

Jennifer, I have something awesome for you at my blog.