Friday, October 28, 2011

Friday Round-up

Happy Friday!

I want to thank all of my seasoned and new followers!  And those that are just passing by. I look forward to "meeting" many more during the Halloween Hop this weekend. If you'd like to check it out go here.

What is your favorite scary book/movie? 

Here are a few great links I found this week. I hope you enjoy.

Writing scenes...some bullet points to remember over at Buffy's write zone.

Ten tips for writing good dialogue over at Ladies who Critique

How to reboot yourself. When we all need to just back away.  Great info. Here.

Starting over from scratch is a hard decision for me as a writer. But sometimes necessary. Great post from Mystery Writing is Murder.

And....Liz Writes is having a contest judged by Natalie Lakosil, Bradford Literary Agency. Ends Oct. 31st. Check it out.

Have a great weekend!


  1. Hi! The scariest book I've ever read was "IT". It reached deep into my subconsciousness and scared the heck out of me! For Halloween I'll be dragging out my Elmo snuggy for my couch potato costume.


  2. Great links! Going to check them out.

  3. Halloween Hop

    I want to thank Jeremy Bates for the chance to participate in this blog hop.

    My Favorite monster movie - Hellraiser
    My Costume - Dragon (well the wings of a dragon and the rest is my sexy self)
    And I am now following this Blog (yay)

    I have read quite a few of the posts on this blog and I do believe I shall
    be reading more as I have found them interesting to say the least. I hope that my participation brings this blog more visitors and that those turn into more readers for this blog's future. Thanks for being a participant and for those visiting this blog for the first time. Please comment, that is what we bloggers live for. :)

    ****Promoting my own Blog****

    Free Book Reviews is a blog that reviews indie books, interviews indie authors and generally talks about whatever amuses them in the literary world. If you are an author please feel free to submit your book for review and/or an author interview. If you are a reader feel free to check out any book listed on our blog. In any case please share this blog with as many people as you can!

  4. Stopping by from the Halloween blog hop - my favourite scary book would be Frankenstein! Thanks for all the links, they sound great!

  5. Hi. Thank you for the great links. I don't have a favorite scary movie, but I was big once on the Hell Raiser movies. Have a great weekend. :)

  6. Hi Elizabeth! I'm visiting from Jeremy Bates' Halloween Hop and plan to stalk you everywhere—well, at least here and Shelfari. Hope you'll be one of my stalkers. ;)

    I'm also running a contest on my blog, so be sure to check it out:

    Oh, my favorite monster movie is Alien, but the scariest book I ever read was IT, and I'm dressing as a galactic princess this Halloween—at least that's what the tag on the costume said….

    Happy Halloween,

    Twitter -
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    P.S. - If you'd like to do an author interview on my blog, email me at heidirubymiller AT gmail!

  7. The only movie that still unnerves me is The Exorcist. I've seen it several times, but there's just something about it.

    Have a great weekend!

  8. I just reviewed my favorite scary book for Paranormal Wastelands - you can read about "The Uninvited" here, if you'd like:
    Now I'm off to check out your links!
    Happy Halloween ;)

  9. I'm here from the Halloween Hop! :) Thanks for posting these links! And I gotta agree with Sangu; Frankenstein is definitely my favorite "scary" book.

    Following you now! This looks like a splendid blog!

    Jennifer (

  10. I've read a lot of Stephen King, but not sure which was my favorite...
    HI from the Hop! :)

  11. I'm such a wimp--the scariest thing I've seen was White Noise, and I wouldn't even finish it because I get freaked out so easily! My favorite Halloween movie, though, is The Nightmare Before Christmas. Great to meet you, I'm a new follower!

  12. BOOO!
    Hoppin down the blog trails!
    Fav. monster movie....ready? Monsters Inc!
    IT was the scariest book I've ever read, too. EEK!
    Costume~cat of course!
    Happy happy hopping trails!
    A pumpkin 4U!
    Come see my kitty then
    follow me 'cause I'm following you!

  13. Halloween Hop

    I would like to thank every blogger who has participated in this hop.

    I have looked around at the posts on this blog and I can tell you now that I will be back to read more. Hopefully we can get some more followers to this blog.

    To any new readers go ahead and comment as us bloggers really live for the interaction.

    My Favorite Monster movie - The Fly
    My Costume - The Invisible Woman
    And I am now a follower (woogie)

    ****Promoting Me****

    RJ Palmer is the author of "Birthright" which can
    be found almost everywhere online because of my
    husband. You can come to my blog at <a href="> Confessions of a Wingnut and Science Fiction Junkie</a> to find the links to everywhere "Birthright" is sold.

  14. Thanks everyone for commenting. My fav book is IT by Stephen King too. Glad I'm not alone. =)

    Hooray for blog hops. Looking forward to visiting your blogs.

  15. My favourite scary movie is Aliens I've lost count of how many times I've seen it.
    I'm a new follower on the hop and if you would like to visit my blog it is
    Have a great weekend.

  16. Dropping by for the Halloween hop :-)

    My favourite scary movie or book...erm well i'm not really a fan of anything scary to be honest! A total wimp!
    This year i won't be dressing up until next month when i go and visit my sister in Scotland. Not a clue what i'm going to wear

    New follower here :-)


  17. I'm not so into scary, but I do love dressing up. Pinkalicious is this years costume :)

  18. by stephen king - I liked cujo and christine - i know they are old...

  19. Hello hoppers!!

    So glad to visit your blog! This year I will be a swachbuckling pirate and my favorite book is either Let the Right One In or The Witching Hour. I am visiting this blog from the Coffin Hop! I am #63 over there, and my blog is Hop over--you can win a NOOK! Happy Halloween! :)

    Penelope Crowe

  20. Nice links!

    Gosh, I couldn't get past page 10 of Kujo, LOL! Scariest movie? Hmm, pick any exorcist film...they're freaky.

    Happy Halloween!

  21. Dropped by to say hello as part of the Halloween Hop.

  22. Your blog is awesome, Chandara! So glad Shelli offered the "shout-outs" that's how I found you! Looking forward to your great insight. Take care~ Victoria


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