Spotlight Saturday #11

Hi Guys!

So I’m at a conference right now….Probably very sleep deprived but thats besides the point. I’ve remembered a post! YAY!!!

 

Spotlight Saturday Zara Hoffman

So, first off, tell us a bit about you!

I’m a freshman in college, I’ve been writing since I was 6, and self-published a novel in 2013 (though I plan to rerelease an expanded version this year). I love reading, writing, singing, dancing, archery, and playing with my dog

 

 

What is the title of your blog? Where did you get the idea for the name? Any specific meaning behind it?

The Title of my blog isn’t really exciting. It’s just Zara’s Scribbles because I only post in it when I remember to and they’re normally short.

 

 

What gave you the idea to start blogging? Was it sort of just ‘Hey, I should write a blog!’ or did someone suggest the idea?

Nothing really gave me the idea besides the fact that most websites say it’s a good way to build an audience.

 

 

What can or will people find on your blog upon arriving? Do you have a target audience in mind?

A lot of book reviews and promos and the occasional update on my life (though I intend to be writing more updates to chronicle my first year in college)

 

 

Is there any social media sites where people can follow you and still get notifications about your posts or something?

 Facebook, Twitter, and Wattpad are my main places. I’m also on Pinterest and Instagram.

 

 

And last, but not least. Feel free to give me a link (or links) of a couple of your favourite posts on your blog 🙂

http://www.zarahoffman.com/blog/young-adult-dystopian-fiction, http://www.zarahoffman.com/blog/the-sherlock-phenomenon, http://www.zarahoffman.com/blog/fiction-imitates-fact

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Spotlight Saturday #8

Hello Readers!

Sorry its a little usual than when I normally post. I’ve been busy lately with trying to enjoy my couple weeks of summer until summer school starts up on July 6th. BUT that’s no excuse and I’m gonna get on top of blogging stuff in this next week cause I start working in July too.  I have a couple announcments regarding a couple post changes for the summer for the summer. (But it’s nothing drastic! Don’t worry! I will still be here!)

So, now with that said, time for today’s Spotlight Saturday! Today I’m joined by Sarah Munson.

 

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Hello Sarah and Welcome! First off, tell us a bit about you!

Hello! My name is Sarah Rose, though I typically go by just Sarah. I am hooked on stories, especially dreaming up and writing down my own. Music is another of my loves, particularly the piano. (Though I could use some more practice.) I’m a homeschool graduate and ongoing learner. Books are my favorite teachers, and my favorite thing in general. I’m a shy introvert, but I still love people and talk really fast when I’m excited. My words flow better from my pen than my mouth, so journaling is my favorite way to sort ideas. I have big dreams but am learning to embrace small starts. Everything I do is through God’s overwhelming grace (along with some chocolate.)

 

 

What is the title of your blog? Where did you get the idea for the name? Any specific meaning behind it?

My blog is called On Another Note. In conversation, that phrase is used to introduce a new topic. For me, it reminds me that I’ve entered a new chapter of my life. Saying, “On Another Note,” reminds me that topics- and life- can be changed in just a few words or moments.

 

 

What gave you the idea to start blogging? Was it sort of just ‘Hey, I should write a blog!’ or did someone suggest the idea?

This is my third or fourth try at blogging. Initially, I started so I could review free books. 😉 This time, though, I spent a lot of time reading other blogs and I loved the community they built. I wanted to experience being the writer, not just the reader. Also, I tend to be very private with my work. Since my goal is to one day publish my writing, I thought blogging would help me overcome the fear of putting myself out there. It’s still scary every time I press “publish,” but I’ve met some incredibly supportive and awesome people through this blogging adventure.

 

 

What can or will people find on your blog upon arriving? Do you have a target audience in mind?

I hope people will feel like they’ve found a friend when they arrive at my blog! It was initially supposed to be a blog geared towards other writers and bookworms, but my writing has focused mainly on life and the lessons I’m learning along the way. My target audience is other women around my age- in that “in-between” stage of figuring things out. I’ve received feedback from people outside my age range, though, so I try to be a bit flexible in terms of “audience.” Anytime God can somehow use my words to touch someone, I’m both honored and humbled.

 

 

Is there any social media sites where people can follow you and still get notifications about your posts or something?

YES! Twitter is my favorite social site, and my handle is @sarahrosiem. I’m on Pinterest under the same name, and on Instagram as sarahrosie12.

My Facebook page is facebook.com/sarahrmunson. I’ve been able to make some pretty cool friends online, and I’d love to connect with more.

 

 

And last, but not least. Feel free to give me a link (or links) of a couple of your favourite posts on your blog 🙂

So far, two of my favorite posts are:

12 Reasons to Buy More Books: http://anothernoteblog.com/2015/01/24/12-reasons-to-buy-more-books/

10 Tips for Keeping Calm in Chaos: http://anothernoteblog.com/2014/11/22/10-tips-for-keeping-calm-in-chaos/

(I promise, buying books isn’t listed as a tip for keeping calm. But it should be.)

Spotlight Saturday #7

Hello Readers!

Part of my Blog Takeover Week is continuing my Spotlight Saturday’s sooooo…Here is it! Spotlight Saturday #7. Today I am happy to have Lisa Hope joining me in the spotlight!

 

Lisa Hope

 

So, first off, Welcome to The Librarian Files! Can you tell us a bit about you?

I’m a mix of writer and marketing geek, with a passion for Doctor Who and quirky sci-fi. I live in hot and humid Florida with my four legged baby, Lucy, a yellow lab retriever. I have always loved writing. Ever since kindergarten, I wanted to write a novel. I’d write on anything, creating stories with magical worlds and crazy characters. I currently am a social media manager and freelance writer, writing everything from business, tech, digital media and career advice articles for online publications. I completed my first novel in 2014, a YA SFF, and I’m seeking representation. I’m working on my second novel now, an MG SF adventure.

 

 

What is the title of your blog? Where did you get the idea for the name? Any specific meaning behind it?

I guess you could say I have two blogs. My professional blog (TheLisaHope.com) is all about marketing, social media, and technology, with a mix of my road to publication. On Tumblr, my blog is all about writing tips, advice, and inspiration. The title is “Oh the Write Stuff,” because who doesn’t live a good homage to New Kids On the Block?

 
What gave you the idea to start blogging? Was it sort of just ‘Hey, I should write a blog!’ or did someone suggest the idea?

I’ve always loved blogging! From 2002-2006, I was the head editor and writer for a local website, and I’ve been blogging ever since. When I started graduate school for Mass Communications in 2013, blogs were required for all of my classes. So I got to write on a variety of topics for research. When I finished my first book last year, I learned how incredibly active the publishing community is with blogging, Twitter, and Tumblr. I knew I needed to develop my personal brand, but also to get involved and active with other writers out there. Blogging and social media is such a great way to meet new people who share similar interests. We’re all in the same boat.

 

 

What can or will people find on your blog upon arriving? Do you have a target audience in mind?

My Tumblr blog is aimed directly at fellow writers, from those who are published to aspiring writers just getting started. My professional blog is aimed at two audiences – writers and those looking to expand their social media presence. When you visit either blog, you’re guaranteed to find a Doctor Who gif, writing advice, and tips on personal branding through digital media.

 
Is there any social media sites where people can follow you and still get notifications about your posts or something? 

Tumblr
Twitter
Website

 

 

And last, but not least. Feel free to give me a link (or links) of a couple of your favourite posts on your blog 🙂

Story of how I wrote my first MS: http://www.thelisahope.com/editing/
Ramblings of Writing a Novel: http://www.thelisahope.com/on-writing-a-novel/
Social Media Strategy: http://www.thelisahope.com/social-media-strategy/

Blog Takeover Follow Up!

Hello Readers!

So yesterday I mentioned how my blog is kinda gonna be taken over by a few people and stuff and I just want to give you a little rundown of who will be posting and what kind of posts you will be seeing.

I originally had four people who were going to help me out by doing some posts but two people couldn’t do it in the end meaning I’ve had to kinda make things up as I go. But either way, its workable….. (Though, if there are any of you lovely people who can get me a post by Sunday at the lastest and want to be featured on my blog takeover, don’t hesitate to contact me through this form here: Contact Form )

So! Here is a post lineup (as I have scheduled some posts ahead of time during studying breaks)

 

Friday, June 12th- Cait Potter will be taking over my blog and sharing an awesome post on character building and development that you will NOT want to miss

 

 

Saturday, June 13th- Two posts on Saturday!

The first post- I’ll be discussing The Research Chronicles (a reminder for you to get posts set up and telling you about it if you’ve never heard of it before)

The second post- Another Spotlight Saturday on your way! Stop by and see who is in the spotlight this time 😀

 

 

Monday, June 15th- A celebration of the release of Rachelle Rea’s novel ‘The Sound of Diamonds’ (There will be cake for all and a book review. You won’t wanna miss out 😉 )

 

I will also have a guest post from author, Mariella Hunt either on Tuesday (the 16th)  or Wednesday (the 17th) where she will be talking about her novel! (Which seems pretty dang awesome. I’m just saying.)

 

Friday, June 19th– I will be back on the blog and a couple fun posts will be happening!

Post 1- I was tagged for the 777 Challenge, so there will be a post for that featuring snippets from a couple of my WIP’s that will be my main focus for the rest of the year (Each novel in various stages mind you but still)

Post 2- My Guest Bloggers who took over my blog for the week will be doing one final post where they will be sharing some of their favourite music to write to 😀

 

So, that’s it! Feel free to contact me if you want to see your name on this list of people featured on my blog next week! and, if not, feel free to just sit back and enjoy the fun posts on their way this coming week!

 

Until Next Time,

Adriana Gabrielle

Spotlight Saturday #6

Hello Readers!

Sooooooo its Monday…and I only just realized now that I forgot to schedule my next Spotlight Saturday Post! It was done, but I forgot to schedule it. So, please, excuse my blonde moment, jump on in the TARDIS and lets time travel back to saturday for another SPOTLIGHT SATURDAY!

So, today I am joined by Alyssa from The Devil Orders Takeout! So lets do this thing.

The Devil Orders Takeout

Welcome to The Librarian Files, Alyssa! First off, tell us a bit about you! 

I’m Alyssa, a high school student in Hong Kong. I don’t have a day job, but at night I breathe ink and paper and Kindle. In between bouts of writing, I dabble with laboratory bacteria and post on my writing and book blog.

 

 

What is the title of your blog? Where did you get the idea for the name? Any specific meaning behind it?

My blog is called The Devil Orders Takeout, because takeout is awesome and I am evil. It’s also partially inspired by the importance of takeout in Hong Kong, a busy city even on its best days. It took me a while to come up with this so my URL doesn’t match it, but I like the iambic meter in it. Go on, read it. I’m totally the next Shakespeare.

 

 

What gave you the idea to start blogging? Was it sort of just ‘Hey, I should write a blog!’ or did someone suggest the idea?

Initially, I wanted to share my writing and just started posting. Like most everyone else, I was shouting into the void then. I picked up blogging later thanks to the incomparably lovely Christina’s influence, this time with more of a focus on writing tips. When I started reaching out into the blogosphere, I started to incorporate readerly love in my takeout too.

 

 

What can or will people find on your blog upon arriving? Do you have a target audience in mind?

First of all, you’d find my posts, basically the flailings of a writer and reader with an emphasis on Chinese culture. You can also sign up for my newsletter, where you can receive exclusive updates on my writing and even take part in my creation process. I didn’t start out with my target audience in mind, which was a mistake, but most of my readers are in a similar demographic to myself: YA-NA book or writing bloggers, mostly ladies, liberal, opinionated, just a little on the evil side ;P

 

 

Is there any social media sites where people can follow you and still get notifications about your posts or something? 

I’m on Bloglovin’, which is my favourite way of following blogs. I also feature new blog posts on Twitter (@AlyssaC__HK) and Pinterest (HKAlyssa).

 

 

And last, but not least. Feel free to give me a link (or links) of a couple of your favourite posts on your blog 🙂

I’ve debated the legitimacy of literature teachers and the usefulness of eBooks before. I’m also a supporter of diverse representation in the media, so I’ve also advocated a Black Widow movie and explained the ins and outs of the original Mulan.

Thanks for having me, Adriana!

Looking Back || May 2015 In Review

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Hello Readers!

So first off, I want to apologize for my lack of posts this last week (and even just lately on a whole) I want to just say that things might be a little slow around here for a while, as finals are in a couple weeks and therefore a lot of my free time is now being used for studying purposes. Then I am free for the summer! Freeeeeeeeeee!

*cough cough* Anyways. On with the post in which I share all the lovely things that went on this last month! Yay!

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New Things!

So, as some of you might have noticed, I have something floating around my blog called ‘Spotlight Saturday’ and so far, it’s going very well! I’ve put up 5 posts so far and have about 6 more lined up at the moment with a few more coming in. Now, what is Spotlight Saturday?

Well, It’s a linkup where I interview other bloggers, asking them about their blog, and every Saturday I will post that interview. The purpose behind this is to be able to spread the word about some amazing blogs you may or may not have read before therefore helping you discover new blogs to read and meet other amazing people!

Interested in being interviewed for this? Know someone who will? Send me an email from the contact form on my Contact Page ( <– Click there ) and I will get back to you with the questions and the day your post will be up on the blog!

 

Book Reviews

All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven —> Quick little fangirl moment for me, but I posted the link to said review on my Twitter and Jennifer Niven retweeted the link to my book review and I’m kinda excited about that, okay?

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The Fangirl’s Guide To The Galaxy by Sam Maggs

Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

 

Top 3 Posts (besides Book Reviews)

Post Title: What’s your personality type?  -Want to know which of my characters share the same personality type with you? You can do that by clicking the Post Title.

Post Title: May The 4th Be With You -Pretty Self Explanatory 😉 You like Star Wars? then check out this post.

Post Title: Creating Diversity in the Fantasy Genre || Collaboration with Cait Potter – The lovely Cait Potter did a guest post/collaboration with me and she may one day make another appearance! Do you want to collaborate a post or guest post on The Librarian Files? You can contact me if you are interested 🙂 But either way, check out this post. It’s awesome.

 

How Did My Writing Go?

My writing the last month had been basically non-existent but, I am working on getting going on that once more (Summer, I love you) When summer comes around, I  will be working on a bunch of writing stuff. BUT The question is how my writing went in the month of May, So I will answer that.

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Despite not being able to write much I did make a lot of headway on More At Home With Stangers. What was that headway made? Well, I completed Part 1 of MAHWS yesterday and fully outlined Part 2. Consdiering I have the third and final part mostly written I only expect another 30k or so. So, over all. Things went quite well.

MAHWS

 

 

How Was Life?

Life these last couple weeks has been absolutely glorious! Busy mind you, but still just SO amazing! For example: These last couple weeks, I’ve been prepping for my 18th Birthday and sort of rebelling my being an adult in what is now two days.

Another thing was: On May 22 to the 24th, I was able to go to such a wonderful Youth Conference known as YC where I not only fullfiled a childhood dream, heard many many speakers and bands, but I got to meet up with a friend of mine from school. A great kickoff for the summer of 2015 I must say!

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What’s the Plan for June?

June still holds a lot of busy stuff for me relating to school for the first couple weeks, meaning book reviews and writing posts might be a tad bit scarce for the first couple weeks, but I still have some fun things ahead!

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1st thing! (Which is quite important)

Summer Approaches Post <– If you want a say in what appears on my blog this summer you might wanna jump on over to that post and fill in a tiny little survey I set up. I want to know what you lovely people want to see this summer on The Librarian Files and for that to happen you need to tell me! You can do so by clicking the link above.

 

2nd thing!

Kinda adding to the first thing…I will be editing my novel ‘Lucy’ through the summer in which I will be sharing my editing process with you lovely readers aaaaaand maybe be on the look out for some Beta Readers 😉

 

3rd thing!

I’m assiting a lovely author named Rachelle Rea with the blog tour for her book. You do not want to miss both posts I’ll be doing which will be here, on the blog, on Wednesday, June 3rd and Monday, June 15th.

 

So, that’s my May 2015 Review post!

 

Until Next time!

Adriana Gabrielle

Spotlight Saturday #5

Hello Readers!

Time for another spotlight saturday post! I’ve got Julia from Julia The Writer Girl here with me on the blog! 😀

 

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So, first off, tell us a bit about you!

Hey there! I’m Julia. I’m a rising senior at the University of Michigan, majoring in Creative Writing & Literature with a minor in Global Media Studies (aka movies). I’m also currently an intern for the Elizabeth Kaplan Literary Agency, an admin/writer for http://www.teenscanwritetoo.wordpress.com, a blogger for the College section of The Huffington Post, and the founder of the Chapter One Young Writers Conference. Last year I interned for Folio Literary Management and studied literature abroad at St Peter’s College, University of Oxford. In my free time, I read a lot of books and drink a lot of tea (aaand watch a lot of Netflix). Also write. That’s something I occasionally do too.

 

What is the title of your blog? Where did you get the idea for the name? Any specific meaning behind it?

The title of my blog is “Julia the Writer Girl.” I honestly can’t remember how I came up with the name, except it wasn’t the original one. For some reason when I started blogging about three and a half years ago, I made the URL “Julia the Writer Girl” but the actual blog title in the header “Ink to Paper.” Readers started calling it “Julia the Writer Girl” pretty quickly, so about half a year in I made that the official name to simplify things. (Also, I realized that I liked that way better than “Ink to Paper.” Because hello.) The meaning behind “Julia the Writer Girl” is pretty straightforward: My name is Julia, and I am a writer who is a girl.

 

What gave you the idea to start blogging? Was it sort of just ‘Hey, I should write a blog!’ or did someone suggest the idea?

It was a combination of things. I’d heard from countless literary agents and authors that it was good for aspiring authors to blog, but I’d tried a couple times before and gotten nowhere with those attempts. Then it was senior year of high school and I got deferred from my dream university, and it was right before Christmas and my ancient, grouchy, lovely cat was dying, my other cat had died a couple weeks before, my novel had just been rejected off a full manuscript request for which I’d had really high hopes, I didn’t get cast in my high school theatre company’s winter competition show, and I was missing a Christmas party I’d really been looking forward to because, again, dying cat—so all of that combined kind of made me this bored, rage-ful seventeen-year-old ready to try anything to get the energy and emotions away from me. So I started a blog and never looked back.

Also, happy ending to the story: The cat ended up getting better and living for another year and a half before dying about as peacefully as a cat ever does, I ended up getting accepted to and attending the dream university after all (AND NOW I’M ABOUT TO BE A SENIOR WHAT EVEN), and I got a principle role in the spring musical. (And, of course, that otherwise kind of terrible period in my life led to my wonderful little blog.)

 

What can or will people find on your blog upon arriving? Do you have a target audience in mind?
My blog’s kind of a random mixture of whatever crosses my mind. I’ve written a lot of posts with writing tips lately, but I also share old pieces of writing and talk about clothes, movies, books, traveling, food, etc. So it’s kind of a writing blog crossed with a lifestyle blog.

My target audience is anyone who is willing to put up with me.

 
Is there any social media sites where people can follow you and still get notifications about your posts or something? (Tumblr, Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook etc.)

I link to every post that goes up on Twitter and my Facebook page. So:
Twitter: @Julia_Byers
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/JuliaByersAuthor

 

And last, but not least. Feel free to give me a link (or links) of a couple of your favourite posts on your blog 🙂

Ooh. This is a fun one.

Okay, so this is a post I wrote a couple months back about crafting plot in reference to mysteries: http://juliathewritergirl.com/2015/02/11/wordy-wednesday-every-story-is-a-mystery/

This is a fashion post I wrote about mimicking Emma Stone’s style [a moment of silence for Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield’s relationship]: http://juliathewritergirl.com/2014/02/24/steal-emma-stones-casual-cute-style/

And this post is just me gushing about meeting JK Rowling: http://juliathewritergirl.com/2014/07/22/story-time-i-met-jk-rowling/
Thanks for having me, Adriana!

And Thank you for joining me, Julia! 

Spotlight Saturday #4

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Hello Readers!

Another lovely blogger has joined me this weekend for a Spotlight Saturday! That lovely person is Rae from The Wallflower.

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So, first off, tell us a bit about you!

Rae: Well, besides telling ya’ll my name (since that’s fairly obvious), I can say that I’m currently in my last year in college, studying to earn my B.A. in English (emphasis Creative Writing). After that, there’s a slight possibility of an M.F.A. program. And, well, to put it simply: I intern at REUTS Publications, read YA (and other things), edit anything I can get my hands on, and listen to music. Also: my favorite color is orange (because orange rocks).

 

 

What is the title of your blog? Where did you get the idea for the name? Any specific meaning behind it?

Rae: My blog used to be called What Happened to the Wallflower, but recently I shortened it to simply The Wallflower upon a move in domains. The name actually comes from one of my favorite books, THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER by Stephen Chbosky. Personally, it simply symbolizes embracing who you are and not being afraid to just do what you want to do, while also understanding the possibility and need for growth and change.

 

 

What gave you the idea to start blogging? Was it sort of just ‘Hey, I should write a blog!’ or did someone suggest the idea? 

Rae: I’d started blogs in the past, but never kept up. However, I’d always loved the idea of blogging, more for myself than for anyone else, and figured: well, if there’s people out there who actually want to read what I have to say, then fantastic (the blogging community is seriously the best). After I started it, blogging then became a personal challenge to see if I can keep blogging while juggling school and writing as well. If I can do this, then I can do anything.

 

 

What can or will people find on your blog upon arriving? Do you have a target audience in mind?

Rae: People will find lots of book reviews (posted once a week, sometimes more), as well as twice-weekly posts on writing, including things to think about while drafting/revising/organizing a novel. Sometimes these posts are specific tips and tricks, and sometimes they’re just me putting some feelers out there, trying to get people to think about certain aspects of whatever they’re writing. There’s definitely a target audience: fellow writers. Of course, it’s open to anyone.

 

 

Is there any social media sites where people can follow you and still get notifications about your posts or something? (Tumblr, Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook etc.)

Rae: Yes! I’ve got quite a few social media accounts. You’re most likely to find me on Twitter (@Rae_Slater), but I’ve also set up a Tumblr (http://raeoestreich.tumblr.com/), Pinterest (https://www.pinterest.com/raeoestreich/), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/RaeSlaterBooks?ref=hl), and I also have a Goodreads account where I post my book reviews (https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/20952959-rae).

 

 

And last, but not least. Feel free to give me a link (or links) of a couple of your favourite posts on your blog 🙂

Rae: Ooh, I get to choose my favorite posts? This’ll be fun:

Creating a Character Chart Using Excel: http://www.raeoestreich.com/writing/character-charts/

Creating a Novel Timeline Using Excel: http://www.raeoestreich.com/writing/creating-a-timeline/

The Villain as the Failed Hero: Humanizing Antagonists: http://www.raeoestreich.com/writing/the-villain-as-the-failed-hero-humanizing-antagonists/

And, last: Writing Multiple POVs: Separating Stories: http://www.raeoestreich.com/writing/writing-multiple-povs-separating-stories/

 

Thanks for joining me, Rae!

Thanks so much for having me, Adriana!

Spotlight Saturday #3

It’s time for another Spotlight Saturday! Wooh!

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Today I am happy to have Brett Orr here with me on the blog today 😀

 

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So, first off, tell us a bit about you! 
Brett: I’m a writer and blogger from Australia with a dream of producing quality commercial fiction read around the world. I’m currently working on a Young-Adult science fiction novel, THE BUREAU OF TIME!

 

What is the title of your blog? Where did you get the idea for the name? Any specific meaning behind it?
Brett: My blog is just – me. It’s my name, my representation of myself on the internet (same with my Twitter and Instagram handles)!

 
What gave you the idea to start blogging? Was it sort of just ‘Hey, I should write a blog!’ or did someone suggest the idea?

Brett: I got the idea to start blogging after my last manuscript, when I realized that I had no entity anywhere – I was just a random person from Australia asking to be published. I knew that I needed to become more involved with the literary world, and starting my blog led me to really using Twitter (where I met awesome friends from around the world), and now a few months later, I’m more passionate and involved with reading and writing than I ever was before.

 
What can or will people find on your blog upon arriving? Do you have a target audience in mind?

Brett: My target audience is anybody who likes reading book reviews or meeting new bloggers. My blog is largely centred around reviews of both new and old novels (I’m branching into ARCs as I become more well-known), and a regular series of interviews with other bloggers and writers in the community.

 

Is there any social media sites where people can follow you and still get notifications about your posts or something? (Tumblr, Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook etc.)

Brett: Of course! You can find me at these locations:
Twitter: http://twitter.com/brettmichaelorr
Instagram: http://instagram.com/brettmichaelorr
And last, but not least. Feel free to give me a link (or links) of a couple of your favourite posts on your blog 🙂

Brett:  Your interview with me, of course! http://www.brettmichaelorr.com/2015/01/interview-adriana-gabrielle/
My first ARC review (Patrick Ness’ upcoming THE REST OF US JUST LIVE HERE): http://www.brettmichaelorr.com/2015/05/advance-review-the-rest-of-us-just-live-here/
My super-spoilerish Top-Five Gut-wrenching Deaths List: http://www.brettmichaelorr.com/2015/04/top-five-most-gut-wrenching-deaths/

 

Thank you, Brett for joining me on my blog! 😀

Crazy Times Approach!

Hello Readers!

So first off, I must apologize on the lack of writing posts and such. I do feel quite bad about that and I hope to get back on top of that as soon as I can.

Today’s post is more announcments and just kinda keeping you lovely people up to date on blogging stuff. (With the fun of GIFs included because who doesn’t love those?)

So lets get started as I need to tell you lovely people some things AND get your opinions on some things that are really, quite important.

So, first off this year has gone by SO dang fast and just needs to slow the heck down in my opinion. Anyone else agree? Like I’m still confused. Is this May 2015 or is is 2016 already? I’m very lost…..Now, moving on.

1. Finals Are Incoming

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It’s the time of year all high school students dread and it is a HORRIBLE time for writers and/or bloggers because we can’t spend much time with you lovely blog readers or spend time writing out novels and reading! and why is that? Becasue stupid finals! That’s why. Consider this first point a warning that I may (SADLY) be less frequent with posting but I will not abandon you! I will still keep posting but it just might be less frequent.

 

2. I’ve started a new blogging feature!

Yay!

Yay!

This blogging feature is called ‘Spotlight Saturday‘ and every saturday I share a brief interview with a lovely blogger and help shine a spotlight on their blog! Why am I telling you this? Well…Because I’m looking for lovely people to interview! (I have up until the 3rd Saturday of June booked up but after that I will have no more and I want to keep this going!) Are you interested in being featured on my blog? Or maybe know someone else who might be? There are a couple ways you can do that.

If you go to my Contact Page you can send me an email from there OR you can tweet me about it (my Twitter handle is @ABookishFangurl) and I’ll send you the questions!

 

3. My WIP’s

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So, readers. This and the next point is where I am going to need your help. I want to start sharing the progress of one of my novels more frequently on the blog. (Maybe once or twice every few weeks?) But I can’t decide which one it should be! I have a couple options so, for that reason, I will let you vote!

 

4. Important

This is a VERY important question so I MUST ask that you comment one of the following words highlighted in red.

Dragons or Mermaids?

 

5. Wattpad

I have a novel on Wattpad. Nuff said. You can read it by clicking here if you want. —> Read Aimlessly Wandering on Wattpad

 

So that’s it for my announcments and such!

 

Until Tomorrow with another Spotlight Saturday!

Adriana Gabrielle