Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Ooh, Shinies!

An award! An award!

Thanks so much to fellow Buffy addict, Tricia from Talespinning, for honoring me:
Like Tricia I'm going to be a rule contrarian and go 'five by five'; that is, Five Honest Things About Me and Five Bloggers to whom I'll pass on the award.

Hmmm, five honest things...

Well I think it's the most difficult to be honest about those things you're afraid of, so I'll offer five of my true fears, ranging from silly to serious:

1) I cannot tolerate anyone looking over my shoulder. I freeze up and can't do anything until said lurker is gone.

2) I am terrified of crocodiles. For realz. And I live in Minnesota, go figure.

3) I am afraid of mustaches.

4) My dogs turn eight in 2010. I am scared that they will soon be old dogs :(

5) And my biggest fear: that when that biggest of big dreams happens - Nightshade's release date, October 14, 2010 - that no one will like it. (I think all authors share this fear!)

True confessions over, onto the awards:

I'd like to give the Honest Scrap award to:

Suzanne Young
Carrie Harris
The Screaming Guppy

And finally I'd like to dedicate this award to my followers (76! Woo-hoo!) it's so awesome to see you here every day :) And to any lurkers out there, I'm happy to have you here too. Don't be shy, you can come out from behind those bushes if you'd like. I won't bite until we get to know each other better.Biting people: not a fear of mine. Though I'm sure many of you are now afraid of me. Bwaaa-haa-haa.

Happy Wednesday!


  1. Thanks so much! I always love what you have to say.

  2. Yay, Caroline! You're very welcome :)

  3. Whee! Awards are kewl. And something tells me that #5 will NEVER happen.

  4. Yay Carrie!! You are kewl and so is your blog :)

  5. So, the ultimate nightmare for you would go something like this:

    You are at your computer reading a horrible review of your newly published novel, when suddenly a crocodile with a mustache comes over to you and lurkingly browses the article over your shoulder. LOL.

    Anyway, I'm sure your book will be great. I promise, I'll pick up a copy! :)

    P.S. Congrats on the award!

  6. Void: You know I'm not going to sleep tonight after that...

  7. So I have to tell you--this is way too funny. I have to thank you and accept this award with the great humility that such an award warrants. I also have to marvel at our incestuous writing world. Sarah With a Chance, who happens to me my agent sister, gave Tricia the Honest Scrap award. She, then, passed it along to you. And you've now passed it on to me. What are the odds? And what the hell is an honest scrap? Are there dishonest scraps? This is something of which I’m totally unaware O.O

  8. Hee, hee...dishonest scraps - they lead you down the path of iniquity with their deceit!

  9. I see your creep-out and raise you on people looking over my shoulder. I usually physically move to end the invasion. ;)