Friday, March 25, 2011

Follow Friday for writers

I wanted to try starting a blog hop for writer's since there are so many of us trying to network. If you have a blog then you are a writer and are welcome to join the fun. The rules are simple.

The blog hop link code
Just copy the code in this box to get the snazzy image/link above and join the hopping fun!

1) (Required) You must follow my blog
2) (Required) You must follow the guest poster featured in the blog hop post.
3) Go to Sharp words and copy the image code found there and paste it in your blog. Add your name to the link at the bottom of the post while you are there
4) Copy and paste the rules in your blog, as well as this week’s question.
5) Answer the question
6) You must copy these rules, the hop link and the featured question with your answer on your own blog. This blog serves as a place for new followers to say hi.
7) Follow, follow, follow. This is about networking, people, making connections with people in your community. So talk to us. We don't bite!
8) If someone stops by, says hi and follows you, the polite thing to do is follow back.
9) Comment here and introduce yourself and you just might find a new follower or two.

That's it. It's as simple as that. Give me time to make sure everything is working right but hopefully we can get this going....

This week's featured guest is... ME!! lol... I promise, I'll normally feature other writers but since this is a first for me, I want to mess up with a smaller audience. ;)

What inspired you to start writing?

I learned to read at the age of three but i started making up stories as soon as I could speak. Maybe it was because of all the books my parents and siblings read to me, but I have always been making up and telling stories, so it was only natural that i would write them down when I learned how. I'm not saying they were any good, but by the age of eight i thought of myself as a writer. But sadly, this was long before the days of Young Authors, so my stories were met with ridicule and now are lost in all but the cloudy memories.

Want to add the link to your blog? You don't have to, you can send em to me if all this coding is a bit much. But if you want the link, you can copy and paste this code in your blog in HTML mode...


  1. Excellent idea! (figuring it out - coffee is brewing)

  2. Great idea, I think I understand. If I do something wrong stones will be provided at the door. ;-)

  3. Ok the picture isn't working on mine

  4. Hi there! Do you know how I could add the link bar at the bottom to my own post? Haven't quite figured that out yet.

  5. Great idea but I'm still confuzzled. I want to add this but not sure how. lol

  6. OK chrysoula, the code for the link should be visible now...

  7. This is such a great idea Elizabeth :) I look forward to connecting with other writers!

  8. You are brilliant...did I ever tell you that? Well, you are, and not only that, you're a great, wonderful, awesome person too!! LOL Thanks for starting this Elizabeth!!

  9. Hi! New follower and fellow writer. Love the blog hop idea. I was just mentioning to a friend of mine that this would be a great idea. Thanks for jumpstarting it!

    Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

    Gabrielle Bisset

  10. I had trouble copying and pasting the rules and such.

  11. Help Elizabeth! Where do I copy & paste the link code? Under editHTML? That looks like a foreign language to me that I don't want to mess up!

    Would love to participate. I saw it on Paige's blog & followed it here. Tell me what to do please?

  12. Thanks for doing this Elizabeth. I signed up and hopefully can be apart of this on Friday.
    I'm at the Neophyte Writer

  13. Hi Elizabeth,
    I am looking forward to participating tomorrow; who will be the featured writer?
    Thanks for starting this!