Tag: J Lenni Dorner

Feb 26 2019

#FirstLines #AmReading

First sentences of the books I read recently: I was commenting on some blogs and ran into this post: http://www.readsandtreats.com/first-blog-all-about-it/ It inspired me to write this similar post. “Why did I say yes?” — Y is for Yes by JR Vincente “Great authors start out as dedicated readers.” — Writing Book Reviews as an Author …

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Feb 15 2019

Altered Drawing

Pinterest message: I’m not one for altering someone else’s art generally. But she’s not wrong, there’s a resemblance. The hair got a little too “dreadlocky,” but not bad overall.

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 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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Dec 27 2017

Winter 2017 New Adult Scavenger Hunt #NewASH WIN BOOKS

Welcome to the #NewASH Winter 2017 New Adult Scavenger Hunt Play the game! It’s a chance to WIN BOOKS! I’m being hosted by Paula Stokes. You were possibly sent here, mid-hunt, after visiting Kelsey Ketch. You should follow NewASH on Twitter (@NAScavengerHunt), Facebook (NA Scavenger Hunt), Facebook Group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/936229823097234/) and on the website (http://newadultscavengerhunt.com). PLEASE …

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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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Jan 27 2015

Using #writetip and #querytip to Express Myself plus a Book Review of Write Good or Die by Scott Nicholson

  This will be split into three parts. The first will include a review of a book I finished reading on Jan 11. The second part will include tips from the Fellowship of Fantasy Writers tour. And the third will be tips from me. I’ve done this post using images so that you can PIN …

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Jan 12 2015

Fellowship of Fantasy Writers presents author J Lenni Dorner

J was a Penn State Honors and Scholars student majoring in English and Communication, and a Pennsylvania Governor’s School for Creative Writing Semi-Finalist. The author has been published (under pseudonyms) in several anthologies, a small press magazine, and the Philadelphia Inquirer. J was one of the thirty-two selected for the honor of competing in Write …

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May 03 2014

The Writer’s Voice Bloghop Entry of 250 Words and My Query

   According to the email I received this morning, I made it in to “The Writer’s Voice” blogfest. The first 250 words of my manuscript, and general query, are posted below for that purpose.     FRACTIONS OF EXISTENCE   Written by J. Lenni Dorner   CHAPTER 1 To ask Jane Myers how she was …

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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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Mar 31 2014

Divergent Diverges

The movie was pretty good. The real question is: how did it stack up to the book. Not as good. Did it diverge? Well… no one loses an eye.   How do the relationships hold up? A bit under explained. The way Al seemed to feel about Tris in the book doesn’t get enough screen …

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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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Jul 24 2013

Welcome to the party

Hi, welcome to the party. Come in and grab a drink.   Currently playing is a song from Bikinis for Eskimos. The DJ hands you the request list. Quick! Pick a song that you want to be played. There is small quiet group sitting in the left corner discussing the royal baby. A young lady …

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Jun 26 2013

Want to know Wednesday

– – QUESTIONS – – {no. 1} What are a few things on your bucket list that you hope to accomplish this year? I hope to plan to move from my current place into a house with multiple bedrooms, multiple bathrooms, room for an office, and with a decent sized kitchen.  {no. 2} What would …

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Jun 13 2013

Feedback on me PART 5

Me.   What would you like to know? What do you need to know? Alright, how about if I just fill in a character sketch? I have these for every one of my fictional people!   Character Sketch   Character Name: J. Lenni Dorner Nickname: J Birthday: Aug 21 Birthplace: Pennsylvania Character Role: Main Character… …

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Jun 12 2013

Feedback on me PART 4

Me.   What would you like to know? What do you need to know? Alright, how about the answers I gave to some unusual questions:   If I didn’t know how old was and thereby had to guess my age, I would put myself either in my mid twenties or my late forties. It is …

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Jun 11 2013

Feedback on me PART 3

Alright, how about this:   I am J. Lenni Dorner. I am of Lenni Lenape decent, which is a Native American tribe. My people believe that a name holds great power, so very few ever know our true names! You can just call me J. I have lived in several places. The people of one …

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Jun 10 2013

Feedback on me PART 2

Me.   What would you like to know? What do you need to know?     Perhaps just a timeline would do? How’s this?    

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