Category: About J Lenni Dorner

May 11 2015

Bookish Survey #boutofbooks Answers

  The Questions:  1. How do you organize your shelves? By where the books will fit! I started off organizing by author last name, then I tried just by genre, then I tried just fiction here and non-fiction there… Yeah, it’s really just where the books will fit now. The shelves are full. (Or, as my …

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Jan 12 2015

Express Yourself with Plays and Musicals

  I tried to find my box of playbills, several of which are autographed, to make this post more interesting. Unfortunately, that box seems to gone into the stack of “things I will not need prior to moving,” and thus will not be seen again for a few months. Looking back, I was quite the …

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Jan 01 2015

Social Networking

Socialize online with J Lenni Dorner: Best ways to reach me: Send a message via Twitter or leave a comment on the Hi post or any other blog post.

Dec 03 2014

An @OpAwesome6 Author Bio Mad Libs

  J Lenni Dorner is a fantasy author who has written about everything from glottis to pliable menus and has won a Oscar for his/her nonfiction book, “The Woodworker’s Guide to Wrapping.” S/He lives in Maine with his/her family and 237 brittle lions. S/He is a psychology graduate of AFX and has enjoyed laughing in …

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Nov 14 2014

Expressing the MBTI Side of My ESTP Self

See more like this by following my Inside the dusty room of my mind board.

Nov 02 2014

Sunday Seven Foodie Humor with Two Recipes and Fun Food Facts

  A list of seven of something- brought to you on Sunday. What can you add?   This post is my Sunday Seven and Foodie Blog Hop offering rolled into one. (It’s NaNoWriMo season, you know! I have words to write elsewhere… 50,000 of them!)   Please enjoy the three lessons from a funny true …

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Oct 21 2014

Express Yourself with a Halloween Costume

inspirational writing motivation on a coffee cup

  There was a year when the rules about Halloween costumes came with a three page “no” list.This is when creativity had to be employed.Thus, I became an apple tree.Actually, this costume is very easy. Get a brown shirt and pants.(Though a tree camo outfit from the hunting section could also work.)Get some leaves- either …

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Oct 16 2014

My Colorful Personality

So I ended up taking another one of those online personality tests. I figured I would share my results.   Imaginative and creative? Well… yeah. Need both of those to be a fiction writer, don’t I? I do tend to take on the needs of others before setting my own goals. Speaking of goals… CHECK …

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Sep 14 2014

The Jacket and Sunday Seven

For my twelfth birthday, my mother bought me a jacket. It may seem like an odd gift in August, so let me explain. This was the hippest, coolest, most fly jacket a kid could have in the early 90s. It was meant as an accessory, not for warmth. It must have taken her weeks to …

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Sep 12 2014

Where I read and write

  I’m a fan of reading on the couch. Or, in the case of Kindle books, reading in bed and in the bathroom.   Writing though… I suppose the actual work is done sitting at my desk. But a special place, where a pen meets the page and the words become illegible as they pour …

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Jul 28 2014

Express Yourself My Precious

  Andy Serkis

Jul 03 2014

Express Yourself with a Childhood Toy

Megaminx It might seem strange, but this is what I took with me on long car rides, out to dinner to places where people sit around for an hour before eating, and to the homes of relatives that had no children and thus no toys. This is much like a Rubik’s Cube, except that it’s …

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Jun 22 2014

Initial Forenames Sunday Seven by J

A list of seven of something- brought to you on Sunday. What can you add? People with initials for first names. If you did NOT know what the initial stood for, and could NOT refer to the person by surname, other nicknames, or substitute in other words, here are seven people you would have to …

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Jun 19 2014

Express Yourself with a Scary Movie

1h33m38s Granted, I saw this movie when I was younger, so that is probably what freaked me out. Well, that and the “based on a true story” stuff. Horror movies in general do not freak me out. Most make me laugh.  

Jun 16 2014

Celebrate Award Joy

Today my writing was awarded. I cannot, at this time, discuss the award. It is top-secret. I wish to thank those who honored me with the award. There is at least one person who has been to my blog before who will know what the award is – and to that person I tip my …

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Jun 15 2014

Sunday Seven of Citizenship to honor Native Americans and Fathers

A timeline to citizenship and voting rights   1630- Export of Native American slaves becomes a notable business and popular strategy to depopulate the land   1730- The number of Native American’s exported far exceeds the number of all other slaves imported to the Americas   1863- Emancipation Proclamation   1867- A record number of …

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Jun 13 2014

Express Yourself with one Adjective

unique

Jun 08 2014

I can end a forename name for boys on this Sunday Seven list

A list of seven of something- brought to you on Sunday. What can you add?   Male first names that end with the letter “i”   Levi Dmitri Yuri Eli Giovanni Vasili Loki    

Jun 05 2014

The #amwriting #whywrite #process hop

The Writer’s Blog Hop — Mention the person who tagged you. Answer four questions. Tag three people. (Those three do the same on their blog.)   My thanks to Lisa M. Lilly for tagging me in this hop.   Lisa M. Lilly is an attorney and author. She lives in Chicago, where she serves as …

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Apr 30 2014

#atozchallenge Z is for Zealous

It is with great enthusiasm that I pursue recording the events that I have been assigned to keep track of. Xavier calls me zealous, once he stops pretending that I am crazy. We make private jokes about lobsters.   The truth, we decide, is best served up to the public under the category of fiction. …

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