It's been just over a year since I first published this website and started my blog! I've had a great time, and I hope you have too. This blog means the world to me, and I'm so excited to keep coming back with more new material, and someday, a real published book!
In celebration of the anniversary, I'm going to list the year's best posts. If you missed any of these, or if you want a reread, please go back and enjoy! My love and thanks to you all.
Fibromyalgia: My Story 9/22/12
Hunger Games Humor 9/26/12
Harry Potter Humor 11/17/12
Other Humor 12/12/12
January Humor Post 1/19/13
February Humor Post 2/2/13
March Humor Post 3/2/13
April Humor Post 4/6/13
Response to Julia's 'Pale" Post 4/19/13 *Readers' Favorite of the Year*
May Humor Post 5/1/13
June Humor Post 6/1/13
July Humor Post 7/3/13
My Own Writing
Why I Write 10/3/12
Wordy Wednesday: Four Poems 11/7/12
Wordy Wednesday: Two Short Stories 3/27/13
On Rejection Letters 6/29/13
My Personal Life
A Journey Through My Life 8/11/12
People Who Inspire Me 9/19/12
The Magic of Cellos 10/6/12
25 Things About Me 2/9/13
My Dream for the Future 2/27/13
My Bucket List 3/16/13
25 More Things About Me 4/3/13
Other Cool Stuff
My Favorite Movies 8/8/12
My Favorite TV Shows 9/29/12
My Favorite Quotes 3/23/13
My Favorite Poems 7/13/13
My Very Most Favorite Books 7/21/12 *A Recommended Post*
Books That Are Good Against the Odds 8/4/12
My Favorite Classic Literature 10/13/12
Tour of My Bookshelf 6/15/13
Thoughts on Stories
My Favorite Fictional Characters 12/1/12
Biographies of My Writing Idols 3/20/13
Why I Hate James Patterson 5/4/13 *Most Popular Post of All Time*
Tropes That I Dislike 6/19/13 *A Recommended Post*
How to Write Romance 7/28/12
The Publishing Process 9/8/12 *A Recommended Post*
On Self-Publishing 1/26/13
On Challenging Yourself as a Writer 2/20/13 *A Recommended Post*
Parts of a Novel: First Lines 4/13/13
Parts of a Novel: Book and Chapter Titles 4/17/13
Parts of a Novel: Last Lines 4/20/13
Editing Out Unnecessary Phrases 4/27/13 *A Recommended Post*
Sage O'Riley: How to Deal with Your Author 5/25/13 *Author's Favorite of the Year*
You guys are so awesome. Tell me what your favorite posts were this year and what you think I should post about this next year! I am always open to suggestions. Also, bloggers, if you'd like to do a guest post, please let me know!
A quick humor addition to complete our celebration from Studio C. This video is basically exactly what goes through my head when I'm driving.
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