The Writerly Life is Blushing!

Well, golly. Writerlicious (Erin Pike) has nominated The Writerly Life for the Versatile Blogger Award! A happy surprise! Thank you, Erin. I’ve been thinking the blog needs to be tightened up in terms of theme, but maybe it’s coming along all right the way it is. I enjoy being able to “free-range” when I want to. So thanks for the affirmation.

The Versatile Blogger Award comes with some rules, basically about spreading the accolades. So here goes . . .

The Rules:

1.) Thank the person who nominated you.

Done, above.

2.) Share seven things about yourself.

• As an only child, I thought I was the center of the universe. I sometimes still expect to be (but not too often).

• I love good food, either comfort or gourmet: anything salty or sweet, cashews, fresh pear tart, sushi. And chocolate. Not necessarily in that order.

• When it comes to my writing, I’m probably my own harshest critic. Perfectionist? Yes.

• I make really good cornbread dressing (Southern style).

• I’m a cat person. Our current feline Oliver (a foundling part-Siamese, thus the name) has enough neuroses to create a full cast of characters. But he loves me.

• I love poetry. My favorite poet is in-house.

• I’m a lousy birdwatcher. I have to look the birds’ names up over and over, but I love watching them anyway.

3.) Nominate Seven Other Versatile Bloggers.

This part is hard; there are so many talented bloggers! The writers I’m nominating blog on topics that range from cooking and gardening to books, photography, personal reflection, original prose and poetry . . . You name it.

April Line 

 —Marilyn Braendeholm

Elissa Field

Mariya Koleva

Andrew Kreider

Lauri Meyers

Elizabeth Saunders

4.) Contact the people you nominated and post your award by linking back to the photo on:

So here’s to the blogging world and to excellence! Enjoy.

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