Over the past two weeks, I've been tagged four times…
The following bloggers are responsible for this quadruple whammy:
1. Margo over at Margo Kelly – she was tagged 5 times and had a total of 44 questions to answer… phew… that's hectic!
— Go to page 77 of your current WIP
— Go to line 7
— Copy the next 7 lines, AS ARE (no cheating, no tweaking, no polishing for any reason at all) and paste them into a blog post (thus here we are) to share with the world
— Tag 7 other authors (mwaahahahaaaa!)
3. Elise over at Elise Fallson with the Versatile Bloggers Award
* Share 7 completely random pieces of information about myself.
* Nominate 15 fellow bloggers for The Versatile Blogger Award.
* Inform each nominated blogger of their nomination by posting a comment on each of their blogs.
A thousand thank yous, m'dears *curtseys*
This is equivalent to a Hollywood "red carpet moment"… well, there are similarities… aren't there? Does this mean what I think it means? That I'm getting popular? Attracting more fans? Yes? No? Nothing wrong with wishful thinking… *fingers crossed* (although I've noticed that the networked blog widget remains empty… :()
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Since I've been experiencing endless computer and blog related glitches, I'm only responding today. In response to Margo and Elise's tag, here are some random pieces of information:
~~ I've never smoked a cigarette in my life… not one!
~~ I sing (untrained) as well as read, write, play and tutor music… it forms an integral part of who I am…
~~ My main pet peeve is the greasy fingerprints… on the fridge door/handle of kettle/TV remote/computer keys. Simple solution – eat FIRST and then make tea/watch TV/google AFTER…
~~ Wine or beer? Sweet rose when I'm in the mood… beer? Aarrgh! It's gross – I don't understand how it's meant to be a thirst-quencher…
~~ I'm not really a TV/movie fan… there's one local soapie I watch, throw in the singing reality programmes and the odd movie… and that's about it!
~~ There was a time when I was crazy about dolphins… I had a dolphin comforter, dolphin wind chimes, dolphin coasters, dolphin charm bracelet, dolphin display figurines, dolphin-printed tray cloth, dolphin door stopper, mugs etc. (you get the idea…?)
~~ I came face-to-face with an iPad for the FIRST time, about 2 weeks ago… and it seems quite easy to operate (well, new technology gives me the heebie-jeebies…)
~~ I truly believe that INPUT = OUTPUT and this applies to anything that you do in life!
~~ Karma is real – and has nothing to do with religion!
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The response to The Lucky 7 Meme proved quite a challenge. You see, the work-in-progress is scattered on various pieces of paper, on notepads, post-it notelets, in notebooks and other scraps of writing material. So it's resulted in a lucky draw… all scraps piled in a heap and eeny-meeny-miny-mo 7 times… voila! This is the 7-line excerpt taken from a still-to-be titled story, which may/may not include this piece, anyway…
The stiff boards of the park bench seemed to dig purposefully into her back. She looked at the girl.
"But they told me that I had no relatives, no family at all!"
The old woman knew better. The evidence was visible. It stared her in the face. It was contained in a simple gesture, a flick of the wrist, twist of the mouth, the undeniable poise…
She took out an envelope… brown manila, standard A4 size. Nothing significant about that. On the cover, in neat square lettering was a single word.
The young girl stared, motionless.
Seconds, or was it minutes, or an hour maybe, passed.
And that's it folks! Since most bloggers have been tagged (some of them four and five times), I'm not going to tag anybody. Just a reminder that there's only ONE week left until April 01, the beginning of the A-Z Challenge! Enjoy the rest of your weekend!