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Dec 31 2018

Goals for 2019 #HappyNewYear

Winter book bingo - dec

https://gotgoalsbloghop.blogspot.com #GotGoalsBlogHop HAPPY NEW YEAR! Time to be accountable for 2018, and check in on my December progress, and also set goals for next year. My lovely A to Z cohost, J R Vincente, made a spreadsheet to track progress for the year. I inserted my own meaning for the 1 to 5 code of …

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Dec 31 2018

Blogging All About These Sparkling Last Book Reviews of 2018

PA foods in the book I Saw Santa in Pennsylvania by JD Green

This is it! The last post of book reviews this year. I had planned to read and review 50 books this year. I only managed 32. (That’s a 64%.) #WeNeedDiverseBooks #SpecFic #DebutAuthor #BeatTheBacklist (TBR before 2018) = weather Some reading goals from 2018, updated for the last time: Read 8 Speculative Fiction books — 10 …

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Nov 30 2018

Goals Brought In By Einstein the Camel in the Snow

https://gotgoalsbloghop.blogspot.com #GotGoalsBlogHop I made a post yesterday of what’s been going on in my life lately. Here’s the good highlight: I won NaNoWriMo! On the downside, Roundteam has gone down. Which was a big part of the way I supported Diverse Books and Debut Authors. (Lots of Retweets.) I will need to create a new …

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Nov 29 2018

Truth

Nanowrimo 2018 winner

November Prompt: Truth A few truths from this month. Some of which will show up in the goal post tomorrow. I spent the beginning of October planning to do NaNoWriMo with a certain story. Then I thought I’d work on another story. And THEN I started reading a book (Story Genius by Lisa Cron) which …

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Oct 26 2018

Trick or Treat or Goals

https://gotgoalsbloghop.blogspot.com #GotGoalsBlogHop The tough blow from last month… there has been an Internet storm of others feeling equally outraged. Spent most of my time this month taking care of my niece. Maybe the election next month will bring more love and concern for others to the land on which I live. On Wednesday, I got …

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Oct 16 2018

Tree Déjà vu Flash Fiction #FF #WEPFF #WEP and Blog All About It Challenge

FLASH FICTION WEP CHALLENGE FOR OCTOBER – DEJA VU OR VOODOO October’s Prompt: Trees Tree Déjà vu I’ve seen Tommy drunk before. His days working at the golf club get to him. It’s not the fresh air, but the air of superiority that suffocates him. “The downfall of society happens before the anarchy. That’s what …

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Sep 28 2018

Pumpkin Spice Goals and Dealing with Blows

https://gotgoalsbloghop.blogspot.com #GotGoalsBlogHop Yesterday, I posted about the latest blow to my soul. I won’t rehash it here. On the upside, a friend of a friend is considering creating an opposing anthology that would allow diversity, just to prove that you can have a “clean read” G rated anthology AND everything and anything covered in the …

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Sep 27 2018

Escape the Hate #BlogAllAboutItChallenge #WeNeedDiverseBooks

September’s prompt is ESCAPE. I’m going non-fiction this month, opting to tell you about what’s on my mind. Last week, a certain writing challenge I look forward to every year opened their tenth annual competition. I was so excited that I immediately hit “share” on the post. The challenge is hosted by a non-profit, a …

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Sep 24 2018

Fun Readathon! Wrap-Up for #TackleTBR and #BookReview Times Two

Tackle Your To-be-Read Read-a-thon 2018 9/21: Challenge & Giveaway at Wishful Endings Challenge: Initials Challenge This challenge is to find books to represent your initials. J— L — D — The Jakkattu Vector by P.K. Tyler; Lenape Country: Delaware Valley Society Before William Penn by Jean R. Soderlund; Double Negative by C. Lee McKenzie 9/22: …

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Sep 20 2018

Book Review #TackleTBR #Punchbowl of Books #NationalPunchDay

Tackle Your To-be-Read Read-a-thon 2018 Today’s Challenge: IT WAS HERE, ON MY BLOG! Punchbowl of books! List three to five books that “mix well together” even though they’re from different authors and maybe even different genres. Here’s my answer= The five key ingredients to J Lenni Dorner’s punchbowl of books: base – A NYC celebrity …

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Sep 20 2018

#TackleTBR Punchbowl of Books Challenge plus Giveaway and a #bookiversary

bookiversary Fractions of Existence by J Lenni Dorner

Tackle Your To-be-Read Read-a-thon 2018 Today’s Challenge: Punchbowl of books! List three to five books that “mix well together” even though they’re from different authors and maybe even different genres. Why? Because it’s National Punch Day! It’d be splended if you’d share this image with a quote from my book! Having trouble thinking of some? …

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Sep 19 2018

#TackleTBR Read-a-Thon be worth all th’ doubloons in me treasure chest #TalkLikeAPirateDay

Tackle Your To-be-Read Read-a-thon 2018 Today’s challenge: Two-Color Challenge from wishfulendings View this post on Instagram #tackleTBR Two Color Challenge (blue and white) #books #readathon A post shared by J Lenni Dorner (@jlennidorner) on Sep 19, 2018 at 9:05pm PDT Yes, I did borrow a unicorn from my niece for this. Blue & White: Pink& …

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Sep 18 2018

#Book Cover Love During the #TackleTBR Read-a-Thon

Tackle Your To-be-Read Read-a-thon 2018 Today’s challenge: Today’s CHALLENGE is Cover Love. from katiescleanbookcollection Pinterest Book Covers that caught my eye – I have an entire pin board of these. Here are two glimpses, in case you don’t use Pinterest: Day of the challenge: Day 2 What I read today: Water’s Blood (The Elemental Clan …

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Sep 17 2018

Goals for the Exciting Readathon! I Love #TackleTBR! Plus an #AtoZChallenge update!

Tackle Your To-be-Read Read-a-thon 2018 Today’s challenge: Today’s Read-a-thon challenge is the Random Page Challenge!! Open the book you’re currently reading, flip to a random page, and share a quote from that page! “Now she could choose for herself, and she didn’t think New Orleans was dangerous at all. She could hardly believe such a …

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Aug 31 2018

Update On Goal Challenge To Keep Focus

#quote A goal without a plan is just a wish

https://gotgoalsbloghop.blogspot.com #GotGoalsBlogHop Thoughts from my WEPFF entry: – Intriguing that so many commenters thought Osiris to be a woman. It was based on a true story, but I changed names. I really thought I picked a manly name. “In Egyptian mythology, Osiris is the god of life, death, the flooding of the Nile and the …

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Aug 26 2018

Helpful Readathon #Reading Challenge Is Why I Love #boutofbooks 23

Bout of Books 23 Challenge Day 6: Discover Books Bout of Books is known to add to your TBR instead of reduce it. Embrace it by sharing the books you’ve discovered through Bout of Books. My Amazon Wish List Link Challenge Day 7: Stretch Goal It’s the last day of the readathon, so today’s challenge …

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Aug 24 2018

Exciting Readathon #Reading and #BookReview Results on Challenge Days 2 to 5 of #boutofbooks 23

Bout of Books 23 Challenges: Day 2= Book Plot Emoji Tell the plot of a book with emojis. See below! Day 3= Literary Villain Who are your favorite literary bad guys? Maven Calore Ryzek Noavek Aro, Jane The Eyes in the Shadows The Chandrian Dexter Day 4= Book Trip Share books set in places you …

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Aug 20 2018

Readathon #Reading, #insixwords, latest #BookReview — Announcing Day 1 of #boutofbooks 23

Bout of Books 23 Today’s challenge: Introduce yourself #insixwords Logophile #Leo with a birthday tomorrow. During Bout of Books 22, one of the challenges was to find a book from the year you were born. I posted a book I dug up from 1979. For Bout of Books 23, I finally read it! Day 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 30 2018

#NaNoProMo Day 30 It’s Helpful to Crave Blogging Fundamentals

https://badredheadmedia.com/nanopromo #NaNoProMo National Novel Promotion Month took place in May. I missed it. Better late than never! Today I learned that every blog post is meant to be an introduction to my writing and my brand. That every blog post I write is really an ad. (I feel an urge to delete 70% of my …

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