Friday, January 18, 2013

Celebrating the Small Things

Thank you, Vikki at Scribblings of an Aspiring Author, for hosting this wonderful little blog hop! It's going to be fabulous because we often forget to Celebrate The Small Things. There is always something to be be thankful for, isn't there?

1. I wrote a brand new polished chapter on my current WIP. That makes me smile.
2. #AgentInk trended on Twitter last night. I'm still floored over that one!
3. I got 3 loads of laundry folded AND put up. The happy part is the baskets had been sitting there since before Christmas. Don't look at me like that. Hey! It happens...sometimes.

What are you celebrating? I *really* would love to hear about it:)

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  1. That is huge with the Twitter trending! That's not easy to achieve.

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    1. I know and I have no idea how it happened:) But I'm smiling anyway:):):)

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  2. Congratulations on a successful week!

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  3. Congrats! What great achievements! *Twirls you*

    Hey, well done on the laundry! AND CHAPTER ON WIP! *wants to read*

    Thank you for taking part my dear!

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    1. Okay Vik, but not yet. It's not ready for others. But, you know YOU will be the first one to read when I'm ready to send this new one off to kindergarten for the first time...

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  4. My Christmas tree is still up. I turned off the lights, so we're pretending it's not really there. :) The laundry baskets aren't really there either.

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    1. I'm not telling anyone about the tree. Leave it there, add some hearts, and say it's a Love Day tree!

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  5. I've been in major editing mode and have almost removed all the excessive adverbs from my WIP. I have a critique group, finally. And I'm about to start outlining book two of my trilogy. Super busy, but super exciting!
    Congrats on the Twitter success. And the laundry. (Said as I stare at my own strewn across my apartment to dry) ;)

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    1. I think laundry basket haunt me everywhere I go. Every day. Every night. In my dreams even:)

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  6. Whoa, a trending topic! That's great! Congratulations on everything. Now I want to say I did a whole Chapter next week. Good for you.

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    1. yay for next week's chapter!!! Go! It's gonna get done sooner or later, right!

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  7. WOWWWW Ink!!! A trending topic? That is so awesome. Congratulations on everything. I love the positivity on this blog post. Makes me smile. My good news is - that R&R I have had for a YEAR - is almost done...I am on the final stage and I am so so excited to hand it back and hope the literary agent loves it!!

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    1. R&R finished? Super kudos to you! Congrats for YOUR achievement!

      I can't believe the trending twitter either. I'm still ecstatic! Isn't there somewhere I can post this is a prominent spot?......

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  8. Congratulations on everything!!! I understand about the laundry pile - it never ends.
    My good news - I survived Thursday and I continued making some important last minute edits through read aloud editing process.

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    1. Aren't you glad Thursday is over? It sounds like you had a typical Monday on a Thursday!

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  9. New chapter! That always feels nice. And congratulations on those other things, too.

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    1. I know. Thanks! And the best part is I *really* love this chapter.

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  10. Laundry gets folded? Hang on while I go see if I can figure out how that gets done.

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    1. It was a true miracle. Really. It was.

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    2. I'm still waiting for mine to fold. Why is it not working?!

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  11. In all seriousness, at least as serious as it gets around here, allow me to toss some imaginary glitter-laced confetti that will take forever to get off the imaginary floors for the trend! That's awesome. Thanks for working on that for us!

    Blog hops are great. If someone wants to put themselves out there, I want to read! There are some new (to me) ones up there, so I'm happy. :)

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    1. Ha! I wondered what the shiny stuff floating through the air was! Thanks!! I love that trending thing too! And blog hops are always fun!

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    2. I just sat here for a few minutes looking for the "life" button. Well, LIKE. :)

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  12. Yay for the new chapter and the hashtag trend! I'm totally with you on the laundry thing. Ugh. I finally did laundry last month that'd been sitting around since Halloween. :P

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    1. Maybe I'm on to something with this giant laundry basket hanging over all our heads...

      And Halloween? Yep, that's where it gets scary:)

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  13. Congrats on the new chapter, and for being a Twitter superstar! [g]

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    1. Ha! Twitter Superstar. I like it! That's me...Hmmm, I might better stick to Ink...but Superstar sure sounds great!

      Thanks!!!!

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  14. whoooa Laundry AND a new chapter? Those two things CANNOT be done in the same week at my house haha ...Good job and congrats on the trending Twitter tag!! :)

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    1. Thanks! And I know exactly what you mean:) I'm thankful when anything gets done when I write:)

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  15. Congratulations on trending! That's really cool.

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    1. Thanks! I thought it was just fabulous! Thanks for visiting:)

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  16. yay for polishing a chapter!
    and my sheets and towels wait patiently to be folded too...not to mention my ironing stack!

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    1. groan....why did you mention the ironing pile????

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  17. Lots of exciting things to celebrate! Congrats on them all, even the laundry. I have a basket that's been sitting for a while... :)

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    1. Those baskets just keep growing and growing...

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  18. Great news on your writing and twitter-trending! And getting the washing done. I always celebrate when i make progress on my writing, even if its only 5 minutes a day:)

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    1. I know about those 5 minutes writing marathons. Sometimes a thought comes and it's like, I have to write now!

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    1. Thanks! I may be fixing to change it soon. I do stuff like that...change my blog background and banner.

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  20. I woke up breathing!! Yay!! Laundry is supposed to be done?! No no no, writing. Yeah. *Adjusts blinders to chores*

    So far I've won agent critiques, polished (again) the ole query, was handed light bulb exploding advice for synopsis so I'm no longer intimidated...managed to do some work (did you know, bills have to be paid??), and plan on spending 3 days of nothing but W R I T I N G! And even managed to line up people who will smack me with virtual newspapers if I don't :)

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    1. Oh to have friends stay on your back and push to write. What a friend! Mine are usually saying, "Can't you put your book away and enjoy life for a change?"

      Ha! And My dirty laundry MUST be washed. Will it ever end?

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  21. Wow that's great, congratulations, lots to celebrate here :)

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    1. Thanks Suzanne! I hope you had a great weekend!

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  22. You actually folded and put away the laundry? There are medals for that, you know. I'm sending you one.

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    1. Me? A medal? Yay! It's my first laundry medal:) thanks! Aaaawwww:)

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