Today is a very special day. Some may call it epic. It is the return of the revamped The Peasant Revolt: A new status quo of reading & writing.
Click on the invite and join us tonight at 5:00 pm Eastern and meet the new team.
Hope to see you there!!
Writing doesn’t have to be a lonely endeavor. Join us for the Indie Block Party to meet your writing “neighbors.”
Participants will have the opportunity to share a little about themselves and their writing, while getting to know the other like-minded crazies that make up the Indie Writing World. Week 1
Day 1: Introduce Yourself
Day 2: Introduce your WIP
Day 3: Interview one of your Characters
Day 4: Interview one of your Neighbors (not your real neighbor…the one who signed up on the linkey after you 😉 )
Day 5: What are you reading?
Day 6: Top 5 books
Day 7: Share your most helpful writing tips
Day 8: Share your most helpful social media & networking tips
Full instructions are available at The Peasants Revolt or Dawna Raver’s blog.
I wanted to start by thanking Fel and Dawna for hosting a great Indie Block Party. I had fun sharing a little about myself and my work and meeting other indie writers.
The best social media tip I can offer anyone who wants to create an online platform is be consistent and watch how the greats do it.
By greats, I mean:
Alex J. Cavanaugh – Blogfest Master, he makes networking seem effortless.
Marcy Kennedy – Writing instructor and Twitter expert
Kristen Lamb – Social media guru and creator of Wana International
Felicia Wetzig – website therapist
The bloggers of NA Alley
The bloggers of Wise, Ink
These people are super supportive and are doing it right.
Share with me your favorite social media and networking tips.
I saw this on Google’s banner and loved it. I have seen this scene played out at airports a few times and I cry like a baby every time. My prayers go out to those families who didn’t get to experience this happy ending.
3Ups Blog Hop
Created by Randi Lee, this is a pay it forward blog hop. I had the pleasure of sharing three items about Michelle from Writer-In-Transit.co.za. We appear to have a lot in common. I did my research and seems like we have attended several of the same virtual parties, but haven’t officially meet.
- She loves the Bloghop/Blogfest – In the last three months she has participated in Overcome Adversity Blogfest, Insecure Writer’s Support Group, Celebrate the Small Things, Top Ten Movie Blogfest, The Big Reveal and A to Z Blog Challenge.
- She loves Flash Fiction – A true creative can compose a story out of five sentences and she hits on several different genres, which is cool.
- She loves the blog community – She is a blogger, a writer, a contributor, a cheerleader to other bloggers and that makes her super cool in my book.
Thanks so much to Tyrean for the kinds words she said about me in the 3Up! Blog Hop
Post to Ponder
How to Write a Great Twitter Pitch by Ava at Writability – There is a Twitter Pitch party coming up on May 28th. Details available here.
There is Nothing Wrong with You by Randi Lee – I am tired of explaining myself to those who just don’t understand or don’t get it.
Saw The Great Gatsby and it was a beautifully shot movie. Baz did a great job. I enjoyed the movie immensely, but there was much more tension created in the book then in the movie. Amazing thing to be able to create tension in the written word.
Saw Star Trek Into Darkness and I absolutely loved it. Spock was so perfectly frustratingly Spockish and I love him. I hate to admit it but James T. Kirk is growing on me. Khan is so gorgeous and not just in the bad boy kind of way.
Next Weeks Schedule
Wednesday – Get Healthy Bloghop
Friday – The W
HIP IT Good Blogfest
Saturday – Prince’s and Hero’s Bloghop
For someone who did not have the opportunities to enjoy three day weekends for the last 6 years, I am appreciating the pleasure of free time.
I felt the need for a cleanse.
I received the Reality Blog Award from Mark Means. Thanks so much.
Post to Ponder
Recipe for a Successful Synopsis by Jami Gold
The Best Creative Writing Software by Girl None – I am a believer.
How (Not) to Win a Twitter Pitch Fest by Ava Jae – There’s a twitter pitch contest tomorrow. #Pitmad
All About Pitches by Rachna Chhabria
7 Deadly Sins of Self-Editing from Writer’s Digest
7 Types of Narrative Conflict by Mark Nichol – I seem to lean towards Person vs. Self.
The Last Minute Editing Process Made Easy with Scrivener by Michael J. Holley
Ready to Publish? by Rebecca Hoffman
A to Z Challenge
Get to know our Host and show them some love.
The A to Z Sign Up List – visit it often.
Costa Rica Travel Blog
The Pen Men World Project.
Russell Deasley of The Very Best Top 10
Gillian Hefer of A Daft Scots Lass
B Debnath of Booted Tales
Jasmine of Flux and Flow
Guerrilla Graffiti Magazine
LuAnn Braley of Kentucky Gal 50
Al Diaz of Father Dragon Writes
World of Beauty Tips
Ida Chiavaro of Reflex Reactions
Constant Writer JL
Good luck to everyone participating in the A to Z Challenge. Have a great April everyone!!!!!
I know I’m a day early, but I have a busy week ahead. I couldn’t miss out on this Blogfest hosted by Mithril Wisdom and Geek Banter.
No one would mistake me for a gamer. You may find me occasionally playing a game of Spider Solitaire while standing in line. I have been know to giggle with glee at destroying pig shaped storm troopers on the Star Wars version of Angry Birds (blame that on on my 12 year old nephew).
But, the last time I was obsessed with a game was back in elementary school. We had an Atari 2600 game system and I spent ours becoming a Kaboom! master. Now, I have seen this game recreated as an app, but nothing compares to playing this game on an the Atari with these special controls.
All you had to do was prevent the bombs dropped by the bandit from hitting the ground. The more you caught, the quicker the bandit dropped them.
At a certain level, the bombs would drop so fast, you went insane (literally, not virtually) trying to catch them all. For some reason, I was really good at this game. Check out my favorite game, Kaboom!
What is your favorite game?