Wednesday, June 16, 2010

You Like Me! You Really REALLY Like Me!!!

Today, I received my first award! YAY!!! Cue "We Are The Champions" by Queen as I do my victory dance. **really lame dance on par with the weird jerky-dance of Elaine on Seinfled**

Whew!! Okay, now that I've blinded all my followers :( I shall tell you a little bit about it. Are you ready???? Here it is!

Isn't it pretty? This award was presented to me by the wonderful Caitlin. If you do not already follow her, you should. Do it now! Did you follow her? Good! :)

As with all blog awards (at least the ones worth getting), there are a few suggestions as to how best to accept said award. Being the stickler for rules that I am (ahahahaha! I crack myself up!) I shall pay this forward.

1. Thank and link back to the person who gave you this award.
2. Share 7 things about yourself.
3. Pass the award along to 15 bloggers who you have recently discovered and who you think are fantastic for whatever reason! (In no particular order...)
4. Contact the bloggers you've picked and let them know about the award.

Seven Things About Me That You Might Not Know....Yet :)

1. I spy on my neighbors...well, only the ones I think might be serial killers
2. I'm deathly afraid of bridges over water, snakes, and earthen basements.
3. For some reason, every animal I have ever owned grew to be 3x bigger than normal.
4. I am a rabid Red Wings fan.
5. I have a tiny (okay huge) geek crush on Matthew Gray Gubler (plays Reid on Criminal Minds)
6. I could eat sushi every day of the week and twice on Sunday and still love it.
7. I'm writing this blog post when I should be beta reading...Sorry Liz :(

Now, those AWESOME bloggers who are receiving this award from little old me, their links, and why you should check them out...

1. Cynthia Reese because she writes kick ass contemporay romance that gives me hope that not only will I find the man of my dreams, but I may actually be able to write a romance without having to add in ghosts or angels or zombies :)

2. Kelly Breakey because she and I are working very hard to have Thursday be named the new Friday. Please join us in starting our weekends early. Our campaign needs your support!

3. Remilda Graystone because her Friday Finds are kick ass and her teasers are gripping.

4. Tawna Fenske because she really cracks my sh*t up! Her books come out August 2011 (shameless promo) and because if I hadn't started blog/Twitter stalking her, I wouldn't have found...

5. Linda Grimes who is the funniest, snarkiest chic. Probably because she only visits reality every now and then ;)

6. Liz Page who currently holds the Kick-Ass Beta award. Yeah, I know the prize is for recently discovered, but she needs to be mentioned!

7. Annie McElfresh for holding awesome contests, writing great paranormal YA, and being a fellow Supernatural fan girl. We need to start a campaign to have John Wincester brought back from the dead...just saying ;)

8. Jill Wheeler a great writer who I've been slacking on commenting on her posts, but I have been reading them!

9. Cory Jackson for keeping all us up to date with conference news, holding contests, and being an all-around fantastic blogger!

10. Kate Hart because well...she's great and I am hooked on her Field Trip Friday Twitter version blog posts :)

11. Bri because I just love her WIP BUILDING FORTS and can't wait to read more

12. Caitlin O'Connell for writing such a great epistolary novel as LETTERS TO OLIVER that I was inspired to write my own epistolary-esque novel...not historical or magical but still...

13. Caitlin Darrel (TOC...the other Caitlin...I may or may not have read too much John Green lately. lol) the instigator of this whole award and also the writer of my fave tease this week :) (although this list is in no particular order, I am secretly glad she ended up as lucky number 13)

14. The ladies at GotYA because these bitches mean that in the nicest way possible :)

15. Kara who thinks she's been a terrible blogger lately but she is made of win!


  1. WOW! Thank you so much. I am honored to be mentioned, especially for my snark. ;)

  2. Thanks Karla! :)

    And you're right, I have a thing for pairs and symmetry. LOL

  3. YAY, thank you!! Will pass it on asap :)

  4. Thanks, Karla! You're made of so many kinds of awesome, you don't even know.

    My sister said Matthew Gray Gubler is hers. She's been talking about him nonstop since she first saw Criminal Minds, unfortunately. Help me!

    lol about #3.

    Oh, and my teasers are nowhere near as gripping as yours.

    Thanks again for the award!

  5. Linda: You snark is the reason I love to Twitter/blog stalk you *evil laugh* :)

    Kate: You're very welcome! And loving pairs is not a bad thing at all!

    Kara: You're so very welcome, and yes, please do spread the blog love :)

    Remilda: Aww! Thanks! It's so awesome that you think I'm so awesome...evidently, I'm not that awesome for just saying that. Yes, I am a big dork. Also, please tell your sister that MGG is mine and I will fight to the death for him ;)

  6. Ahahah I also have the geek crush. And I love the 'I'm supposed to be beta'ing.' lol. I just adore you.

  7. Oh Karla, you are such a sweetie!! Your Elaine-style dancing made me literally laugh out loud (not LOL, because that would just mean I'm sitting here, staring at the screen with a blank expression).

    Thanks for being so awesome! :D

  8. Wow Karla, just Wow.

    I don't know what to say. Obviously I have nothing prepared, because well, honestly I didn't know I was up for the award.

    Thankfully my husband always comes through in a pinch and jotted down some things for me to say.

    (Opens up speech Captain Kid prepared.)

    I would like to thank Karla and the committee that voted to give me this most suspicious award. (After conferring with Captain Kid I realized that was just a spelling error and he meant auspicious award.)

    I would like to thank my husband, Captain Kid who is not only the inspiration for a lot of my posts, he is also the light of my life. (The light of my life, seriously you want me to write that? He assured me, he did.)

    I would not be where I am today if not for my supportive and very HOT husband. (In an aside to Captain Kid: "No there is no way for me to triple underline hot.")

    This is a great honor and I will do my utmost to show you on a daily basis that I am deserving.

    Thank you.

  9. Awww, thanks so much for the mention! I'll have to check out some of these other bloggers as well, sounds like you found some really great people!

    Thank you for thinking of me!

  10. Liz: There really are no words to describe the sheer AWESOME-ness of MGG **sigh, swoon**

    Jill: You are so welcome, and I promise to be a better comment-leaver :)

    Caitlin: Sadly, I make a lot of people laugh when I dance, but I still do it anyway!

    Kelly: That is by far the best awards speech I have ever heard/read. **gives Captian Kid a standing O** (and yes, I triple underlined 'by far the best')

    Tawna: no thanks necessary girl! just as long as you keep making me laugh, it's all good

  11. So, after I received this award from Caitlin, I totally planned to title my post what you titled yours :P Great minds! THANK YOU! You're too sweet. I gave you the same award, and not just because you gave it to me lol

  12. Awwwww Thanks Karla!!! You are made of the AWESOME!!!

    You know me and my Dean obsession too well. LOL

  13. Bri: It's like we share a blogbrain :) and I'm always looking for any excuse to channel my inner Sally Field...LOL

    Annie: Ahhh, Dean...**sigh, swoon** I <3 Deano...You know who I blame for my Supernatural obsession? YOU...and Liz. There. I said it :)


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