Celebrate the Small Things — The Creative Blogger Award!

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A few weeks ago, Wallcat over at My Inner Geek nominated me for the Creative Blogger Award! Thanks so much, Wallcat!

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The rules for accepting the award are:

  1. Thank and post the link of the person who nominated you.
  2. Share 5 facts about yourself to your readers.
  3. Nominate 15-20 blogs and notify them.
  4. Pass on the rules.

Since I’ve already shared a great many facts about myself, which can be read HERE, I thought I might share instead 5 things on my bucket list.

  1. A ride in a hot air balloon.
  2. To go ziplining! I don’t care where.
  3. To see the Redwood trees in California.
  4. To see my book made into a movie.
  5. To visit the ruins of an ancient civilization like Machu Picchu or the pyramids of Egypt.

My nominations (in alphabetical order):

Atherton’s Magic Vapour — Anyone who loves a good mystery would love Melanie’s serialized A to Z murder mystery. She even used theatrical makeup and included photos of herself dressed up as each of the characters.

Bemuzin’ — Many of Sammy D.’s humorous posts include intricate tangles and designs that are just lovely.

Constantine — Cathrina writes YA/NA suspense and is about to publish some short fiction as well.

Doorway Between Worlds — Sue Archer’s creative take on grammar and spelling issues is not only useful, but hilarious.

Down the Rabbit Hole — Celine Jean Jean’s nostalgic and sometimes fictionalized childhood stories made for some fun and amusing A to Z reads.

Eclectic Alli — I’ve enjoyed reading Alli’s serialized Taliana stories on her blog.

Elizabeth Mueller — Not only is Elizabeth a great writer, she’s also a fantastic artist. My daughter and I both loved her A to Z original My Little Pony drawings.

Hungry Enough To Eat Six — Nancy Mock has very creative culinary talents and makes the best desserts.

Kristin Smith — Kristin is a YA writer and busy mom, who also loves interior design and party planning.

Marilyn Parel — Marilyn is a producer and writer of short stories with a twist.

Often Clueless, Always Shoeless —Olivia Berrier recently began a serialized story on her blog called “The World That Forgot How to Dance” that I find intriguing.

Sara C. Snider — Sara wrote beautiful flash fiction stories using tree names for prompts for A to Z this year.

Story Treasury — Sonia writes fascinating fiction and book reviews, among other things.

Tyrean Martinson — Tyrean is another awesome writer who is amazingly organized.

Write with Fey — Author Chrys Fey’s blog overflows with great tips for writers.

 

What other celebrations are going on out there?

 

 

 

 

 

© Lori L. MacLaughlin and Writing, Reading, and the Pursuit of Dreams, 2015. All rights reserved.

25 thoughts on “Celebrate the Small Things — The Creative Blogger Award!

  1. I think substituting the bucket list was very clever! I can’t say I’d like to do the things you would though. I lived in Cairo for years and never went to the pyramids. (But I also lived in NYC for years and never went the Empire State Blg or the Statue of Liberty.) I hope you get to do everything on your list some day!

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  2. Congratulations, Lori!! You deserve this award for all your creative (and hairpulling) work to develop your lovely book cover! I love your creative bucket list – a blogger I follow is on her way to Machu Pichu and Galapagos now ( that’s on my bucket list) but she said wi-fi will be spotty, if any, so I’m nit expecting posts till she returns.

    Thank you for nominating me. It’s such a treat to interact with friends like you 💖

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  3. Thank you so much for the nomination, Lori! If you ever go ziplining, please blog about it so I can live vicariously through you (I’m too much of a sissy!). I’d also love to see some ancient ruins. I think Angkor Wat is at the top of my list.

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  4. Pingback: Various Blogging Challenges and An Award | Sara C. Snider

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