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Showing posts from August, 2011

Happy Anniversary!

It's the first anniversary of this blog! Well, technically last month was the first anniversary of this blog -- but I was so caught up in vacation and the Teen Writers Summer Blogfest that I completely forgot about it. So happy late anniversary, voices! *gives flowers* Also, this happens to be the month in which I reached 1,000 twitter followers. Twitter, as I discovered last year, is AMAZING. It is like a constant IV drip of information, opinions, news, and interesting people. Don't get me wrong, I love my Facebook. Via Twitter, however, I've been able to "meet" (tweet?) authors, agents, poets, and other people -- and of course, discover their blogs. ...Which led directly to me winning a blog contest! Over at , author, screenwriter, and drunken lunatic Chuck Wendig held a contest in honor of reaching 5,000 twitter followers. The terms: comment with a story in three sentences. The prizes: a free pdf or Kindle version of one of his ebooks, &qu


Inigo: "You are wonderful." Man in Black: "Thank you; I've worked hard to become so." Inigo: "I admit it, you are better than I am." Man in Black: "Then why are you smiling?" Inigo: "Because I know something you don't know." Man in Black: "And what is that?" Inigo: " not left-handed." [ Moves his sword to his right hand and gains an advantage ] Man in Black: "You are amazing." Inigo: "I ought to be, after 20 years." Man in Black: "Oh, there's something I ought to tell you." Inigo: "Tell me." Man in Black: "I'm not left-handed either." As you can see, a really excellent swordsman can change from using right to left hands at will. They basically make themselves ambidextrous, which must come in handy when you're chasing down the kidnappers who stole your true love and intend to kill her to start a war between Florin and Guilder.