Category: About J Lenni Dorner

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.”

Jan 11 2017

Expressing My Favorite Social Media Site

Jan 9 – 13 What’s your favorite social media site? Twitter is my favorite social media site. It’s a fast and easy way to connect with people. There are short conversations that get straight to the point. The direct messages, unlike email, always look the same. Same font, same font size, same color, easy and …

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Jan 03 2017

My #BoutOfBooks 18 Day 1 Book Review and #InSixWords

Reader, SpecFic Writer, Debut Author Interviewer #InSixWords #BoutOfBooks — J Lenni Dorner (@JLenniDorner) January 3, 2017 Blog, Inc.: Blogging for Passion, Profit, and to Create Community by Joy Deangdeelert Cho @ohjoy — #DiversityBingo2017 What a fantastic book with which to kick off 2017! I picked this up on a whim during an Amazon sale, and …

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Dec 07 2016

Four Ways to Follow This Blog

Or leave a comment and check the box! The email comes Twice Monthly “Notify me of new posts by email.”

Dec 01 2016

My Thanksgiving Was Probably Not Like Your Thanksgiving

This post is about American Thanksgiving. There are people in parts of the world that I’ve traveled to who wouldn’t begin to understand this discussion. There are plenty of Americans I know who wouldn’t understand why those people would find it incomprehensible. This is more personal than my posts tend to be. There are chunks …

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Aug 31 2016

Fascinate an Author

I found a post about branding yourself and your business. Being a brand and business (as all authors are now), I was interested. It strongly suggests taking a quiz. : This brand perception test measures how others see you at your best. It has given me insight into my clients and the nuances that …

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Jun 17 2016

Summer 2016 Mini Bloggiesta -Review of books by @RoxanneRhoads @angelaackerman @beccapuglisi #NewToYou2016

Check out Tsu, Booklikes, and Booktropolous Check out The Book Blogger Directory, Book Blogger List, YA Book Blog Directory, and The Indie View Contact @RoxanneRhoads about making a connection between her booktour service and my Operation Awesome Debut Author Spotlight My two reviews are below. On my sidebar, I centered the WHAT-ARE-THEY video, reordered some …

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Jun 08 2016

Please come say hello! Bring a sweet frozen snack or a debut author along My introduction post went live today.

May 20 2016

Some kind of smart #quiz

That’s what I scored. How about you?

May 06 2016

Liebster Award Number Four

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Having 3624 (3228 by email) followers, I don’t know that I still qualify for this award (normally for those with less than 1000 followers). But a good blogging friend nominated me, so I’m doing it anyway! Thank you, Sarah! Rules of the Liebster Award If you have been nominated for The Liebster Award and you …

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May 03 2016

Compliments and Endorsements

It’s important to hang on to the nice words people say/ type about you. It’s extra special when the people don’t know that it’s you. I’m going to toot my own horn. I encourage you to do the same! Here are some wonderful words that were recently posted about my writing by people who DON’T …

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Mar 12 2016


Texas residents can enter to win $100 VISA card & a Lone Star Living Bouquet. The rest of us can just play for fun. Read the descriptions of flowers and pick the one you think matches you. MUMS You have many layers to you, and just as soon as someone thinks they have you figured …

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Mar 11 2016

#LetterToTeenMe bloghop

Mar 02 2016

If I were a Survey

Denise Covey had this up on her blog. So I’m filling out. Do it quickly without over-thinking it. – If I were a season, I’d be autumn. – If I were a month, I’d be November. – If I were a day of the week, I’d be Wednesday. – If I were a time of …

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Feb 19 2016

Symbolic Brain and a Winner

That was an interesting quiz. I’m glad I was talked into taking it. Congratulations to Laura Bradley for winning my #ShareTheLove giveaway. Winning entry was: Author @JLenniDorner and I want YOU to follow @AprilA2Z and join the #AtoZChallenge at — Blog of A Different (@boadc_) February 9, 2016

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