Thank You Laura! My Blogger Award & 5 Star Review!
Posted by solitaireparke
Hello everyone! I’ve been really sick this last week, and I have not been able to get much done where the social media is concerned. I am now finally feeling well enough to dive back into it all! The first on my agenda is to send a great big THANK YOU to Laura Thomas aka “fuonlyknew” for nominating me for “The Most Inspiring Blogger Award”!! I am very honored to have been nominated by such a wonderful friend and blogger!! This award is also my very first and I will display it proudly! Thank you again Laura!
I couldn’t resist putting my own twist on the award image! 🙂
I highly recommend visiting and following Laura’s blog! She always has something fun posted! —>http://fuonlyknew.wordpress.com/2012/07/14/thank-you-ella-my-most-inspiring-blogger-award/
I believe the next step is to share 7 things about myself and to nominate 7 other inspiring bloggers, so here goes:
1. I have 2 grown kids (my son Dallas and my daughter Cirocco) and 4 granddaughters between the two of them.
2. My wife and I were in a rock n’ roll band called “Starchild” for nearly 15 years.
3. I am dyslexic and love to invert words and sing entire songs backwards for comedic relief.
4. I can’t feel heat in my hands after being given a tetanus shot when I was 12.
5. I worked as a Professional Commercial Photographer for over 20 years and have a Masters degree in Photography.
6. My two favorite breeds of cats are Manx and Siamese (specifically blue and lilac point). Over the course of 30 years I have owned at least 6 siamese cats named Dejah.
7. My favorite color is green, the only true color…of course. He he he
Now, in no particular order, I would like to nominate these 7 awesome bloggers!
Caron Rider – http://caronrider.blogspot.com
Alex Laybourne – http://alexlaybourne.com
Kay Glass – http://kayglassauthor.wordpress.com
Nick Thacker – http://www.nickthacker.com
Eden Baylee – http://edenbaylee.wordpress.com
Tanja Segal – http://authortanjasegal.blogspot.com
Belinda Witzenhausen – http://bwitzenhausen.wordpress.com
I was also incredibly honored to receive an amazing 5 star review of my Poetry book “Tapestry” from Laura Thomas! This review was very heartfelt and I am beyond pleased to hear that she enjoyed reading my poetry!
Here is the link to her review of “Tapestry” – http://fuonlyknew.wordpress.com/2012/07/16/a-tapestry-of-words/
Be sure to visit her blog…she is currently holding a giveaway for a chance to win one paperback copy or one of five e-book copies of “Wormwood” by D.H. Nevins! Here is the link to go read her review of “Wormwood” and enter the contest: http://fuonlyknew.wordpress.com/2012/07/20/giveawayreviewinterview-wormwoodi-didnt-have-a-clue/
Many, many thanks Laura! 🙂
About solitaireparkeSolitaire Parke is an author of Science Fiction/Urban Fantasy, Poetry and Larger World books. He is a lover of dragons, the poetry of Edgar Allan Poe, and has a large collection of science fiction books and movies. After becoming an award winning photographer and earning a degree in music theory, he worked in graphic and web design, but he always returns to writing. When he is not writing, you can find him reading, watching a sci-fi television show or movie, or researching a new “techno gadget” on the internet. He now resides in Arizona with his family and is the proud owner of Tairobi, his Manx cat, who has been an enormous help in the writing process by lying on the computer keyboard - always willing to lend a paw or two!
Posted on July 21, 2012, in Blogger Awards, Reviews and tagged 5 star review, Alex Laybourne, Belinda Witzenhausen, blogger award, Caron Rider, Eden Baylee, fuonlyknew, indie author, Kay Glass, Laura Thomas, Nick Thacker, poetry, solitaire parke, Tanja Segal, Tapestry. Bookmark the permalink. 15 Comments.