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Monday, April 21, 2014

A to Z Blog Challenge: The Letter R




The Write Game's Theme 
AtoZ Blog Challenge
2014

Stuff I Learned or Laughed at from Bloggers in the 
2013 
A to Z Challenge .
WINNER WEEK THREE
TA DA

 LEXA, THAT EGYPTIAN PRINCESS TALLIED UP A SCORE OF 14!
GARY, THE ALPHABARK HERO, EQUALLED THAT SCORE. 
SO NOW ABOUT THE CAT. . .
SHE'S HIGH ON CATNIP AND UNABLE TO MAKE ANY DECISIONS IN TIME TO MEET TOMORROW'S DEADLINE. 
So. . .It's a tie.


email me and the ebook of Sliding on the Edge is yours.
http://www.cleemckenziebooks.com/contact.html
Week Three Answers: 
M: Tyrean
N: River Fairchild aka Laura Eno

Now for Week Four: All you gots to do is identify the Mystery Blogger each day. I’ll give you hints when I can. I'll post the answers and the winner each Monday.

One visitor each week) can win: 

Week 4) an ebook of The Princess of Las Pulgas 
Week 5) a signed copy of The Princess of Las Pulgas

(If you already have one of the prizes, I'll figure something else out!)

BY

1) identifying the most bloggers correctly=2 points.  
2) leaving witty comments=1 point or more depending on glibness
3) adding to the information and making it more valuable=2 points 


TIES WILL BE BROKEN BY MY CAT. SHE'S FAIR AND IMPARTIAL.UNLESS CATNIP IS INVOLVED, THEN SHE GOES WITH THE BEST SUPPLIER. However, we're asking that no more Catnip be sent this week. (See above.)

 Research

Mystery Blogger R’s 2013 theme: "My A-Z theme is linkage. Every day (at 7:00 a.m. EST), I'm going to list three helpful industry links per letter, and then I'll ask for suggestions in the comments—that way, we can pool our resources!"


R is for Research:
All Experts - This is a fantastic place to find a "real life" expert for your toughest questions. Just be sure to check out their credentials.
TV Tropes - This site reminds me of the awesome DPK. Tropes galore!
Lydia Kang's Medical Mondays & Redwood's Medical Edge - Both have a great collection of medical facts for fiction.

Who is it? HINT: This blogger is a savvy Indie author.



SIGN UP or VISIT the others who are on this AtoZ Challenge and check out the HOSTS:



Arlee Bird @ Tossing it Out
Tina @ Life is Good
Damyanti @ Amlokiblogs
Jeremy @ Being Retro
Nicole Ayers - The Madlab Post





45 comments:

  1. There are sever savvy Indie authors out there. You're one of them. The one that this makes me think of is Susan Kaye Quinn. Not sure if that's right. Maybe it's S.R. Johannes. Darn...now I've confused myself lol!

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    1. Angela! You're first. How did you do this?

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  2. Carrie Butler!
    There, I wasn't first.
    Of course, neither was Gary...

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    1. My heart stopped when I didn't see your post up there at the top!

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  3. So not good at this contest. But it's lots of fun.

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    1. Hang in there Natalie. I'm surprised at how many bloggers have guessed correctly.

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  4. *shrugs* with Natalie. But as far as research - I just got deeper insight into the setting Lydia created in her book. Whoa... I can't wait to read it!

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    1. Love it when the insights happen for me.

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  5. Not sure either. But I love Lydia's medical Mondays!

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  6. I wish I was a savvy rememberer of things. I'm assuming Alex's guess was correct, but then again I assumed that Alex would have the first comment again. Angela must have been pulling an all-nighter..

    Lee
    Wrote By Rote
    An A to Z Co-host blog

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    1. That's my guess. How else could she have taken that top slot?

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  7. My conclusion: I must read things and then let them drift into neverland. I don't know. :(

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    1. My notebook and I are close. Without him I'm clueless.

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  8. The bad news is I'm not sure about the blogger...the good news is that I recently got a link to a really good medical info blog just for writers trying to write medical scenes. Helpful almost makes up for being dumb. ;)
    http://www.medicalscenewriter.blogspot.com/

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    1. Noting that link! Good addition to this post, Lexa.

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  9. Where was I when this blogger was posting such valuable information?! Oh, yes. Last year was a travel year. This is the failing of my local school district to offer Spring Break according to holidays rather than when it is most suitable for their students! Twice Spring Break has interfered with my A to Z love! Anyway, I don't know the blogger AND I value their work, just as I value YOURS! (Does sucking up count for a point or two?)

    Its Monday. I have nothing funny to add.

    Julie Jordan Scott
    The Bold Writer from A to Z

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  11. I should've known Elizabeth Seckmen for the "Q" blogger! Oy!

    I don't know today's, either. I see Alex guessed Carrie Butler, who I know, but I wouldn't have guessed her for this.

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  12. I"m thinking it's Laura Diamond... she does her mental illness posts on Monday...

    SO interesting to get into the heads of our characters! Don't you think?

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  13. This is a great theme, at any rate! Very useful information

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  14. too bad those are not chocolate industry links.....

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  15. No idea but I must check back tomorrow and find out.

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  16. Hi Lee - having read all the comments I'm really none the wiser! I'll need to be patient .. but this is a great theme if one can remember anyone - oh yes I knew me .. but missed J for a few days .. such is life .. cheers Hilary

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  17. My brain is getting dusty or I don't visit this blogger regularly.

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  18. research is what keeps me writing what i already know ;)

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  19. I just cannot think
    My brain is on the blink
    I've lost my rhyming mojo
    Seems I'm on a slow mo...
    Well, this is a slight improvement from last week... maybe it'll get better as the week rolls on...

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  20. Well I want to say Susan Kaye Quinn, but I'm sure I'm wrong. There was someone else I read who talked about Lydia's wonderful feature not too long ago, but I can't remember who it was.

    True Heroes from A to Z

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  21. Quite a lot of universities also have a find an expert function on their websites.

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  22. Research is fun. In fact, I often find such interesting information while researching I get sidetracked and spend the day reading instead of writing. :)

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  23. I saw so many, I don't remember who had that theme last year.

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  24. I've always appreciated Lydia's blogs. She helped with research regarding a virus strain that will spill over into a future book.

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  25. I do not have a guess, but I love the clues. :) As I love the theme, so clever! Hard to believe A to Z rolled around again, and now it's hard to believe it's almost over. Time flies when you are having fun!

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  26. I know some savvy indie authors, but they aren't taking part in the challenge. (Hmm, does that make them less savvy? ^_~)

    ~Patricia Lynne~
    Story Dam
    Patricia Lynne, YA Author

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  27. Hmm, I don't know this one. But the theme sounds fantastic! Have a great week. :)

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  28. Lydia's Medical Mondays are amazing. She's helped me out several times - the latest about literally poking your eye out.

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  29. You know what, Lee? I give up. I'm just curious about the cat's tie breaking and shenanigans with catnips. I hardly ever know the answers. Except Tyrean, I knew Tyrean's. Oh, and Alex's! Yay!?!? o_0

    Congratulations to Lexa and Gary :d

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  30. This is a great theme but I'm not a writer.... thus I know very few.

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  31. I love that you are posting such helpful links...just for that, you earned a new follower : ) Happy Day after Easter!

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  32. I love Medical Mondays with Lydia. I always learn such interesting things!!

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  33. I love the TV Tropes site! I use it all the time!

    Random Musings from the KristenHead — R is for Revolution (and Robromance)

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  34. Hey Lee,

    How did I miss this post? What was I thinking? Congrats to Lexa and Gary! Chronologically, anything I now type, as per usual, perhaps, would have absolutely no bearing on this post.

    Despite the backtracking to the post, I'm still your starstruckest fan!

    Gary

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