Sunday, September 20, 2009

A Splashing Good Time

A quick post for now.

Rebecca at Living a Life of Writing has given me a “Splash Award”.
Thanks Rebecca it’s grouse!

The Splash Award is given to alluring, amusing, bewitching, impressive, and inspiring blogs. When you receive this award, you must:
- Put the logo on your blog/post.
- Nominate & link up to 9 blogs which allure, amuse, bewitch, impress or inspire you.
- Let them know that they have been splashed by commenting on their blog.
- Remember to link to the person from whom you received your Splash Award.

Up to nine blogs? This meme must be spreading at a rapid rate, although I suppose not everyone will nominate the full nine (Rebecca for example nominated two).
Anyway that’s by the by. Now for my nominations:

Heather’s at Gofita’s Pages. Heather writes a fun blog and has been supporting “Pirate Week” lately.

Jemima at The Reading Journey. Jemima has varied, thoughtful blog. Among other things she posts on places that were important in New England writers’ lives.

Tasha at Heidenkind's Hideaway . Tasha makes frequent, energetic posts on a wide range of topics.

Lisa at Lit and Life. Lisa is a frequent poster who mainly focuses on book reviews. Anyone who lives in the US and knows what the Geelong Cats are deserves a nomination.

Amanda at Life and Times of a New New Yorker. Amanda rambles about books and other adventures such as teaching herself to knit.

Kathleen Jones whose two blogs I love, A writer’s Life and What I am Reading. Kathleen is a poet, biographer and novelist and has the most beautiful turn of phrase.

Christy at The Self-Publishing Maven. Christy posts on three blogs; two of which are about writing and self publishing. (We won’t hold it against her that her third blog is about US tax accounting)

Wendy at A Life Twice Tasted. Wendy is a prolific author of novels. I find her blog endlessly fascinating; it is definitely one of my favourite places on the web.

Carrie at Cogito Ergo Scribit. Carrie is a prolific writer with innumerable blogs and other projects. Ask her about her creative use of Latin.

Oops! I seem to have cheated a bit, although I’ve nominated nine people I’ve talked about a few more blogs.
So much for a quick post!

Next: The light at the end of a tunnel.


Lisa said...

Thanks for the award, Al, and for introducing me to these other blogs!

Heidenkind said...

Thank you, Al! I like anyone who calls me bewitching. ;)

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the award Al! I'm also thankful that you introduced me to other blogs-- there's some real winners in that bunch.

And I think you should try and self-publish. Go for it.

Kathleen Jones said...

Thanks for the award Al - I've now got two from you! And I've discovered some really good new blogs.
Best of luck with the book.
x kj

Jem said...

Thanks so much Al,

This award has a cute pic that my mermaid obsessed daughter will love. There are a lot of blogs on your list that I have not yet come accross, so thanks for the introduction. I am going to check them out right away.

Heather G. said...

Thanks, Al! Can't wait to put this up on my blog! I will be sure to check out these other blogs as well!

Anne Patrick said...

Congrats Al and all the other winners! And I love your fabulous pics!

Al said...

you are most welcome! I enjoy all these other blogs, have fun exploring them.

Hey Tasha,
But that must mean I am bewitching too?

Hi Christy,
I agree some top blogs. And you are welcome. I'll have to think about the self-pub.

Dear Kathleen,
You are most welcome. Hope the whole meme thing hasn't caused you too much hassle. Have fun in France!

Hey Jemima,
Making your little one happy is just a bonus! Have fun with the blogs.

Hi Heather,
you are most welcome! Now you are finished with pirate week you might even have time.

Hi Anne,
Thanks for that. I love the pics too, and I am only too happy to share.