Category: About J Lenni Dorner

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

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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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Dec 05 2013

I Light the Boxes on Fire

I read this article,  Publishing and Prejudice: 5 Female Writers Weigh in on Sexism in the Literary World, and I have to wonder… What happens if a writer is transgender? Which category do the hermaphrodite writers fit into?  Check the box for the stereotype and prejudices you are ready to face off against.  You know …

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Nov 30 2013

On Life

This is a good life. Everything isn’t perfect, but I’m happy anyway. Is it enough to appreciate the now? I should be upset by several setbacks this month has brought. Yet, here I am, at the end of November, and I’m alright. Here, in this moment, my life is the way I like it.

Oct 19 2013

Took a personality color quiz

you are violet#EE82EE Your dominant hues are red and blue. You’re confident and like showing people new ideas. You play well with others and can be very influential if you want to be. Your saturation level is lower than average – You don’t stress out over things and don’t understand people who do. Finishing projects …

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Sep 25 2013

Tell Us About Yourself

I was born. This is clearly a noteworthy accomplishment, as there is an annual party to celebrate it.  Life changed. I didn’t like the change, but I was young and had no control or real choices. I put pen to paper. I turned my feelings, my inner turmoil, into words that people enjoyed and were …

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Aug 28 2013

I am the featured author today

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