Category: About J Lenni Dorner

Aug 21 2018

A Concealed Beginning Makes a Lifetime of Emerging #birthday

happy birthday Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

Blog All About It Challenge prompt: Beginning In the beginning, the Lenni-Lenape tribe, the Grandfathers, the original people, were one nation. A people who valued wisdom above all else. They believed, according to the knowledge passed down to me, in multiple genders, equality, and a wide range of family “structures.” Like the three sisters of …

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Jul 31 2018

#NaNoProMo Day 31 Make an Amazing Hypnotic Brand

https://badredheadmedia.com/nanopromo #NaNoProMo National Novel Promotion Month took place in May. I missed it. Better late than never! read your books develop an understanding of what you offer or write, and that defines who they think you are That makes me think about Stephen King and George RR Martin in a whole other light. Actually, it …

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Jul 28 2018

#NaNoProMo Day 28 Improved Author Brand to Blow Your Mind

https://badredheadmedia.com/nanopromo #NaNoProMo National Novel Promotion Month took place in May. I missed it. Better late than never! Author Brand: “brand the author, not the book” I’m well aware of this. That’s why all my social media goes to my name. My website is what-are-they, isn’t my name, but it is the brand I want to …

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Jul 27 2018

Psychology Magic and Owl Spirit and Day 27 of #NaNoProMo Cheer

Click! The first animal you spot will reveal a lot about your personality. I came across this but of psychology. There’s an image. Whatever animal you spot first is supposed to say something about you. I noticed the owl first. If the owl was the first animal you spotted then you are the kind of …

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Jul 25 2018

#NaNoProMo Day 25 Awesome Idea to Donate Books to Selected Libraries

https://badredheadmedia.com/nanopromo #NaNoProMo National Novel Promotion Month took place in May. I missed it. Better late than never! The post suggests making Bookstore appearances and going to Conventions and Book Festivals, all where I could Pass out business cards, Flyers, and Book swag. None of that is going on today in my world. Name Drop your …

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Jul 08 2018

Day Eight of #NaNoProMo is About Book Marketing Tips and Ideas

https://badredheadmedia.com/nanopromo National Novel Promotion Month took place in May. I missed it. Better late than never! The Squeaky Wheel Gets the Grease I’m not really sure who to ask for what. How about this… I’m looking for fellow bloggers who are interested in featuring an author who – has a New Adult book out – …

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Jul 06 2018

Day Six of #NaNoProMo and Book Tag: How Do You Organize Your Reading Life

https://badredheadmedia.com/nanopromo National Novel Promotion Month took place in May. I missed it. Better late than never! Day Six was a recap and winner announcment day. readathomemom.com/2018/05/book-tag-how-do-you-organize-your.html Thanks to the Blog All About it Challenge, I came across this post. I needed something more for today, and this suits that need. Enjoy! How many books do …

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Feb 23 2018

March Goals, March!

https://gotgoalsbloghop.blogspot.co.za/2018/02/update-day-february-2018.html I’m so excited for the April A to Z Challenge! Bloggers unite! Wooooo!!!! I’ve gone from participant to volunteer to co-host to team captain. 2018 is going to be the best year ever. The MAIN LIFE GOALS: Publish two decent-selling book series (speculative fiction) Survive at least another 37 years There’s also the Bookish …

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Oct 04 2017

#IWSG Showing My Writer Insecurity (Potato at the End)

http://www.insecurewriterssupportgroup.com/2017/08/the-insecure-writers-support-group-and.html On October 4, post a photo … with the IWSG logo. Then leave a comment that day at either the IWSG website’s post or the IWSG Facebook post directing us to your photo. (For information on Maize also being called Corn, click.) I’m sharing a series of images here. Using a very basic weaving …

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Sep 22 2017

Amazon Categories

I was on Amazon looking at my book. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B075SG1Q3K/ What’s interesting is the categories. Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #140,224 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store) #504 in Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > New Adult & College #592 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction …

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Aug 15 2017

Reunions Flash Fiction #WEPFF Stew In The Forest of No Trees

August is a very exciting month! I’m writing, editing, reading, and celebrating my birthday. Assumably. Technically, it’s the day I was assigned. You can skip the astrology and numerology because the date on that sheet of paper is just a what someone put down. It’s barely even an educated guess. I’ve said it before, but …

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Jun 27 2017

Survey from Facebook

This was a fun survey with 25 random facts about me. Figured I’d share.

Jun 17 2017

Ask and Answer 2017

The game is a simple one. You ask me a question (normally a “get to know you” open question). Then you also answer that same question about yourself. I’ve already supplied the coffee cups! *Ends August 17, 2017

Jun 06 2017

Mystery Blogger Award Number Two

Deb nominated me as I was nominating her! Thanks for the recognition! There are rules to this award, of course… Rule 1: Put the award logo/image on your blog. Rule 2: List the rules. Rule 3: Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to their blog. Deb of bunnyandthebloke.com. And second to:@petrichorclouds @ArleeBird @IsaLeeWolf …

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May 24 2017

Trigger, Action, Reward, Investment in Writing

(If you took part in April, today is the day to stop over at the A to Z Challenge site. The survey results are in!) I’m reading: 47 Mind Hacks for Writers by Karen Dimmick & Steve Dimmick and using the exercises as blog post prompts. To create my “pick up plan” I was supposed …

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May 16 2017

Mystery Blogger Award

Janet left me a nomination in the comment of my May goals post. Thanks for the recognition! There are rules to this award, of course. Rule 1: Put the award logo/image on your blog. Rule 2: List the rules. Rule 3: Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to their blog. Janet Miles of …

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Mar 15 2017

Family Feud Game

Try to use your own answers for the survey. 1. Name something you use in the shower… cedar lime soap 2. Something people hate to find on their windshield… broken eggs 3. Name something a man might buy before a date… new clothing 4. What is something you cook in a microwave… microwave popcorn 5. …

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Feb 07 2017

Express Yourself with Ice Cream

Feb 6 – 10 What’s your go-to ice cream flavor? What Flavor Ice Cream are you? Mint Chip Mint Chip – ecstatic and full of glory. Adventurous and curious, you always want to be learning something new. Often this gets you into danger, but you take risks no matter what the odds are. Facebook quizzes, …

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Jan 31 2017

Valentine’s Day Giveaway

We’re spreading some Valentine’s Day love with a giveaway full of chocolate, books, and pretty things!  To enter fill out the Rafflecopter then hit the comments and tell us about something YOU love. Your favorite author, book, or blog. Tell us about your true love, your kids, your best friend or your pets. Anything you …

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Jan 31 2017

Express Yourself with Photos of Your Workspace

Jan 30 – Feb 3 Share some photos of your work space. You were probably expecting something more indoorsy… unless you know me, in which case you’re nodding your head and thinking “yup, that looks about right.”

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