Thursday, November 17, 2011

SCBWI Regional Conference & Blog Award

A ginormous THANK YOU goes out to Allyn Stotz  for nominating my blog for the One Lovely Blog Award! Make sure you check out her lovely blog, too. Her blog heading is absolutely adorable!

The requirements of receiving this award are:

1. To thank the giver and link back to her site.

2. Provide 5 random facts that folks may not know about you.
3. Pass this award on to 5 other lovely blog sites. Let them know you're awarding them. Link to their sites.
4. Copy the award logo and paste it onto your own site.
Here are the 5 random facts about me that you probably do not know about me (unless you've peeked on my quirky me page).

~I'm tremendously afraid of driving in the mountains and riding on boats.
~I have a hankering for pickle juice.
~I've had over 40 jobs so far.
~My absolute favorite place to write is an airport.
~I have self-diagnosed A.D.D.

The 5 Lovelies I'm nominating the award to:

Have you seen this gal's smile??? Angela Orlowski-Peart has a lovely smile & blog!

You must check out Jen's Unedited blog. It's lovely and hollers personality!

Angela Brown's Blog is just as lovely as she is! She's one supportive blog buddy to follow. :)) Check out her Pursuit to Publishness...

If you haven't seen Jessica Therrien's Imagination To Publication, you must! Her heading is one of my favs!
Last, but certainly not least...Susanna Leonard Hill, a wonderful picture book author! Her blog is so lovely it makes me happy inside with its warm colors and kid-friendly images. 

I had the privilege of attending the SCBWI Brazos Valley Connections & Craft 2011 conference this past Saturday. We had the opportunity to listen to some outstanding authors / illustrator; Kathi Appelt, Molly Blaisdell, Doris Fisher, and Brian Floca.

Agent / Editors consisted of; Claudia Gabel from Katherine Tegan books-Harper Collins Imprint, Elena Mechlin of Pippin Properties, Inc. and a special interview from Martha Mihalick of Greenwillow Books- Harper Collins Imprint.

A huge thank you goes out to Liz Mertz and everyone else who assisted with the preparations. It was a spectacular day of a workshop, presentations, and connecting!


  1. I should try writing in an airport. Sounds like fun!

  2. You're a doll!!! Thank you so much for including me!!! It's fabulous getting to know you more!

  3. Thanks so much for the award Candy!! So nice of you :)

  4. Thank you for the fabulous blog award, Candy! This is the second time I'm receiving One Lovely Blog Award and I am totally blushing :-)

  5. You are so sweet! Thank you for the award and the shout out. My heart did an extra pitter-patter. Now let me go sit down somewhere before my silly grin scares someone lol!!!

  6. Hey, Cassie Mae! Yes, try it! Tons of characters running around airports.

    Jen, Jessica, Angela & are all more than welcome! Your blogs rock and so do y'all. :))