Friday, May 07, 2010

And Now For Something Completely Different

Bring out your dead!

* BOOK NEWS *

Simon at Constant Revision tells us the right way to attract blog followers.

Tony Burton discusses what makes one a professional over at Make Mine Mystery

The Blood Red Pencil asks - is your story science fiction or urban fantasy?

Arlee and the other A-Z Challenge participants reflect at Tossing It Out

Elana Johnson talks about the curse of the writerly friend.


* AN AWARD *
Rayna at Coffee Rings Everywhere gave me The Sunshine Award!

There are so many bloggers I could pass this along to! I appreciate each and every one of you who've stuck with me the past few months while Spunky has been busy out of her mind. I will pass this along to Jai at Jai Joshi’s Tulsi Tree as she always makes time to stop by and say something nice!!


* CAPTION WINNER *

CC - "Silly farmer thinks this gate will stop me. He doesn't know the power of the super tongue"


Remember, tune in every Sunday for the Sunday Sillies - laughs aplenty and your chance to caption a photo!

* PHOTO OF THE DAY *

I took this photo of a storefront in downtown Asheville, NC - aren't they pretty?

24 comments:

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Will check out the links - thanks.

Karen Walker said...

They're beautiful, Diane. Happy weekend.
Karen

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Karen, I was bummed the store was already closed - I would've purchased one!

Marvin D Wilson said...

Kudos on the award, and WOW - stunning picture!

arlee bird said...

Nice stars-- unusual decoration. I got you signed up for the FIFTEEN FANTASY ISLAND FAVORITES album list for May 17th. Linky Tools was apparently down for a while then it started accepting names again. Now your good to go.

Lee
May 17th Fifteen Fantasy Island Favorites

Allyn Evans said...

I want one of those decorations.

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Thanks Arlee!

Allyn, I really wanted one too...

Helen Ginger said...

The stars are beautiful. I saw some in the Albuquerque airport and immediately wondered where I could hang one!

Helen
Straight From Hel

Jai Joshi said...

Thanks so much for thinking of me, Diane!

Jai

PS: I love that cow picture! Cows are so cute.

Elizabeth Spann Craig/Riley Adams said...

Thanks for the links and the pics! I love the new layout of your blog. :)

Elizabeth
Mystery Writing is Murder

Simon C. Larter said...

Thanks for the link to my blog, good lady! You're lovely, and spunky, and generally all-around wunderbar. :)

Clarissa Draper said...

Those are some really cool awards and the pictures are so beautiful.

CD

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Cows are cute, Jai!

Thanks, Elizabeth.

Simon, first time I've ever been called a wunderbar - LOL! Just don't call me a Twinkie.

Connie Arnold said...

Congratulations on your award, Diane! Very appropriate, since you do add a bit of sunshine through your blog. That's a great photo! Asheville is such a lovely city.

Jane Kennedy Sutton said...

I’m a bit behind today so I’m going to rush over and check out these links.

Great photo of the starts, by the way.

Jemi Fraser said...

Love that photo! Thanks for the links - enjoy the weekend! :)

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Connie, yes it is!

Tara McClendon said...

Love the stars, they're beautiful. Have a great weekend.

Michele Emrath said...

Gorgeous photo! I'm sure they were beautiful in person, but the way you captured them--wow! In fact, I'd love to have that on my wall...can I get a copy? It'd look great in my kids playroom.

And thanks for the links! So many to check out! I didn't get to comment yesterday, but I really enjoyed reading your "Tips" post. I got cut off before I could comment. Sorry it's been so long!

Michele
SouthernCityMysteries

Carolyn Howard-Johnson said...

That is one gorgeous photo, Diane! You have a real eye for art. And thanks for your rundown of great blogs, too. Love Blood Red Pencil.
Best,
Carolyn

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Michele - I just sent it to you!

Stephen Tremp said...

I'll check out Simon's link. I'm always looking for ways to attract new bloggers. Congrats! on the sunshine award.

Stephen Tremp

notesfromnadir said...

Congratulations on your Sunshine Award & you deserve it as does Jai!

As for the starry photo, it's stunning! :)

Creative Chronicler said...

Congrats on the award!! Glad you liked my caption.

Your photo is amazing!