Friday, September 13, 2013

Celebrate the small things and Spooktoberfest announcement

Celebrate the Small Things is the fun weekly meme hosted by Viklit @ Scribblings of an Aspiring Author, where we share things we wish to celebrate, and then hop around to other bloggers to rejoice in their celebrations, too. :) Go HERE to sign up and join the celebration!

My celebrations

  • Christine Rains has a cover reveal to share. You can check it out at her site HERE or at Cover Girls HERE, and I'll be posting her reveal this weekend as well. Congrats, Christine!!! 
  • Dani and I are announcing our blogfest today! You can learn more about Spooktoberfest below.
  • I went to a flower show this week and learned some cool stuff to utilize in the shop. I'm so excited to make new things!
  • Went to the movies and a walk n' talk with my BFF. <3
What things are you celebrating this week?

With the oncoming of the spookiest holiday of the year, Dani @ Entertaining Interests and myself are bringing sexy back – er –SPOOKTOBERFEST back this October. We had a great turnout last year, read some awesome entries, and gave away some amazing prizes!
We hope we'll have a great turnout this year, too!

Spooktoberfest Requirements:

1. Follow us - Dani and Jax, if you don’t already. We love meeting new bloggers, and we do follow back.
2. Your Flash Fiction piece should be between 300 - 500 words. It can be scary, funny, action-packed, romantic, or whatever you choose. Just let your creativity flow!
3. You must choose 3 of the 6 words listed below to include in your flash fiction piece…

4.  Highlight those 3 words you in your story so we can find them.
5. Choose at least 1 of the 4 pictures below to be the setting for your flash fiction piece.
A forest, a cave/mine, a road, or a stairwell

photo credit of forest and cave: DANI
photo credit of road and stairs: ME 

6. Post your piece any day from Friday Oct 25th thru Monday, Oct. 28th.
7. It’s a blog hop, so… hop around to other participating blogs and leave them some awesome comments.
8. We'll announce the winners on Thurs Oct. 31, 2013 - Halloween! Dani and I will each choose a winner. You read that right – two winners! Woot!
9. Most important of all.... Have fun!!!

Side note - not required: If you have a twitter account and have the extra time - go ahead and send out a tweet letting us know you have posted your submission (this step is very helpful for us.) Below is our @ accounts and the hashtag.

PRIZES: A grab bag (more like a box of awesome Halloween stuff) and candy. The winners will get the biggest bags we can find of their favorite candy along with some spookified items.

Oh, and yes, this blogfest is international. So what are you ghouls waiting for? Sign up using the Linky Thing below and spread the word!


  1. I loved Spooktoberfest last year, I can't wait to work on this years entry! I love the pictures, very spooky, I'm already getting ideas :)

  2. This sounds like a really fun blog hop. I'm in!

  3. Oh! I bet that flower shop would have been something! I'm exciting about Spooktoberfest!!!

  4. Not sure I'll participate but be happy to plug your blogfest on Monday.

  5. Spooktoberfest sounds awesome!
    Glad you spent some time with the BFF ;)

  6. This sounds like a fun blog hop. I've never done flash fiction but I will definitely stop back to read.

  7. Thank you so much for helping with the cover reveal! And that's a fun and creepy blogfest. :) Have a wonderful weekend.

  8. Nice celebrations. A walk & talk fest with a best friend is wonderful, and finding a new twist to something you love is the bomb. :) I'll have to think on the blogfest - got so much to work on, but if I cna think of a story, I'll do it. Writer’s Mark

  9. Sounds like a great idea, will definitely submit! :)


  10. Well, I'm all submitted cuz it just looked like fun. I'm a bit over the word count even after cutting but what's a writer to do. HA! I still had a blast writing the little story. ;)

  11. Oh HA! I already posted mine because for me, Halloween can't come early enough. Oh well.

    1. Hi, Sue! You can repost it on the dates (Oct 25-28) if you'd like. That way, you have loads of time to get it the way you want. :)

  12. so excited for christine! her books rock!


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