Friday, September 5, 2014

Friday's F&F Blog Hop!

It's Friday!!!!!
It's time for Feature And Follow Friday, hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read!  An excellent opportunity for bloggers to get some new followers.

Here are the rules, posted by the hosts:
1. (Required) Follow the Follow My Book Blog Friday Hosts {Parajunkee & Alison Can Read}
2. (Required) Follow our Featured Bloggers
3. Put your Blog name & URL in the Linky thing. You can also grab the code if you would like to insert it into your posts.
4. Grab the button up there and place it in a post, this post is for people to find a place to say “hi” in your comments and that they are now following you.
5. If you are using WordPress or another CMS that doesn’t have GFC (Google Friends Connect) state in your posts how you would like to be followed
6. Follow Follow Follow as many as you can, as many as you want, or just follow a few. The whole point is to make new friends and find new blogs. Also, don’t just follow, comment and say hi. Another blogger might not know you are a new follower if you don’t say “HI”
7. If someone comments and says they are following you, be a dear and follow back. Spread the Love…and the followers
8. If you’re new to the follow Friday hop, comment and let me know, so I can stop by and check out your blog!

This week's question:
 Are you also a writer and what genre or did you ever consider writing?

My answer:
Nope!  I've never been much of a writer, which is somewhat ironic, since I now have a blog!
Every once in a while I'd be inspired to write; I would suddenly get this story idea in my head, and then I would go into a writing frenzy!  I'd create a quick synopses, I'd make a bullet-point list of important plot points.....but then when I would actually try to write the darn thing, I'd lose my momentum and the inspiration simply fizzles out.  I'm a good organizer, just not a good writer.
It would be so much fun to write a novel, though!  Imagine seeing your story get published, and then read and appreciated by numerous readers!  Being a writer would be such a fun profession!  It's so unfortunate that writing actually requires talent and perseverance.
Now if I was a writer, I would probably write some thing involving the elements I like to read about: essentially, it would be a fantasy, thriller, or YA novel, and it would have characters that overcome the odds.  At the very least, it would be about independent women (I'm a feminist, so of course I'd write about independent women!)


  1. I agree that it's amusing how many bloggers say they aren't writers. I guess we all kind of are! New follower on GFC!

    Here's my F&F!

  2. Most of us have the same problem: we always get so caught up in the organization, and when we actually start to write things go downhill. Very frustrating.
    New follower!
    My F&F

  3. YES! It's so hard to keep that momentum after that first initial spark of creativity/imagination. That usually happens to me with dreams. I'll wake up from an awesome dream and then write the whole thing down, and the next day, It'll sound so crazy! Thanks for following my blog :) Following back.

    Axie @ Books are Bread

  4. The fizzling that you're talking about -- totally experienced that! Good luck with future writing, should it occur!

    New follower :)

    Hayden @ The Teen Bookworm

  5. Haha! Nice! I'm usually bombarded by too many ideas! They're all clamoring in my head pretty much all the time! Trying to edit one, revise another and yet there's still like 2 other characters shouting at me to write their story! Too many voices going on in my head! ;)

    Here's my Follow Friday

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  6. Im totally with you! Feminism shows up in my writing,typically unintentional. I just cant do the typical heroine being the damsel and distress!

    New Follower via GFC!

    Guinevere & Libertad @ Twinja Book Review's #FF

  7. I know what you mean! I am an old GFC follower but a new follower on Google+

    My FFF

  8. There's this writing exercise where you would write one page a day. Don't think much about grammar and typos, just write.

    Thank you for following! Following via GFC.

  9. I feel you, Lisa--it's very hard to keep that momentum going, whether you're a writer or not! But it's great that you've tried to put your stories to paper!

    I HATE writer's block! It is literally the worst!
    Ooh urban fantasy! The genre has always sounded so cool to me, but I've never been 100% sure what it is exactly. Hopefully one day I'll read your book and be able to find out!

    I would love to be published one day too! I hope one day both our dreams come true!!!

    New follower!

    I hope you'll check out my post (even though it's a bit late)! :)

  10. I never really wrote anything except boring papers. I would love to be able to write someday though. I know I'm a little behind on replying! I am a new follower via Bloglovin. Thanks for stopping by my blog!
    Brittany @ Spare Time Book blog