The Liebster Award

Ann nominated me for the Liebster Award! Thank you!

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Here’s the rules:

  1. Link to Global Aussie’s Award blog post. Comment with a link to your Award post. And put the official Liebster Award stamp on your blog.
  2. Acknowledge and link to the blogger who nominated you.
  3. Answer the 11 questions your nominator asked.
  4. Nominate 11 more bloggers and spread the ‘new blogger’ love.
  5. Ask them 11 fun questions of your own.
  6. Let them know on their blogs that you have nominated them.

Ann’s questions:

What has been the hardest struggle to overcome to keep on blogging?

Sometimes I just get burnt out, I guess? And I’m also insanely busy all the time, which makes it difficult to find time for blogging. It’s tech week for another show right now so I’m honestly surprised I’m managing this.

What’s your favorite music to listen to while writing or reading or whatever other activity you do?

I am borderline obsessed with film scores. Pirates of the Caribbean and The Hunger Games are my favorite, but I’ve lately fallen in love with Ramin Djawadi’s score for Game of Thrones (I don’t watch the show, but honestly, the music is spectacular.) I listen to these for writing, reading, and just generally everything.

When I run, I really enjoy podcasts or audiobooks- they help take my mind off the running. Writing Excuses is my favorite podcast and I recommend it to every writer.

Do you plan your blogs in advance and schedule their release or just blog by the seat of your pants? Or a combo?

Sometimes I schedule posts, but it’s a rarity. Usually I just blog when I have a moment and an idea, or when I’ve finished a book and desperately need to review it.

Having a familiar gives you magical powers, but the only one available is a spider. This is your only chance! Do you accept your familiar and the magic it gives you or light a match and run away? (No, you can’t transform it into another animal. It must remain a spider. Nice try though!)

Ummm…. I am terrified of spiders, but magical powers…? I have no idea what I’d do. I’d have to be in the actual situation to give an answer.

What food could you eat all day, every day and never get sick?

I’m not sure there is one. I’m a fan of variety in my food. I do love ice cream (and I’m not eating dairy at the moment, which has forced me to try the dairy-free ice creams, and let me tell you, they’re amazing) and lots of different foreign foods.

What TV show could you binge watch over and over?

BBC’s Merlin. I absolutely love everything about it, especially Arthur. If you haven’t watched it, go do it. You won’t regret it.

What’s the one blog post you are most proud of?

Female Villains vs. Male Villains: A Discussion

I know this is a short one, but it was really interesting and there were a lot of good comments.

Have you ever played a song on repeat so many times you got sick of it? If so, what song?

No, I don’t think so. Sometimes I’ll need a break from a song, but I’ve never gotten so sick of a song that I hate it from that point on.

If your home was on fire and you could only save one book, which would it be?

The copy of Captain Guinevere I used as a guestbook when I had my release party.

What’s your favorite water sport? To play and/or watch.

I don’t play sports at all (so I sorta run CC but only because my friend does and we talk the whole time), but I do enjoy watching Olympic swimming every four years.

What book do you wish you never read?

Robinson Crusoe is still my least favorite book in the entire world. I just generally hate survival books and I just can’t deal with this one. Unfortunately, I’ve had to read it more than once for different school courses.

I’m nominating:

Bernadette

Flavia

Bekah

Angelica

Alan

Veronica

Kat

Norees

Meilin

Annabeth

And you!

My questions:

  1. Your favorite book of the year?
  2. Reylo: yes or no?
  3. Plot or character?
  4. Favorite place to shop?
  5. If you could go on an all-expenses paid vacation, where would it be and what would you do?
  6. Favorite musical?
  7. Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts?
  8. Ice cream or donuts?
  9. Favorite superhero?
  10. French or Spanish?
  11. Literature or science?

Please don’t feel like you have to do the award if you don’t want to, but if you do, please link back to me so I can see your answers!

-Clara

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13 thoughts on “The Liebster Award

  1. So many fantastic answers! I love the Writing Excuses podcast. I actually have a draft of a blog post I wrote ages ago and forgot to post about one of the episodes. I need to get on that!
    Merlin is a great show! I haven’t rewatched it yet, I wasn’t a huge fan of how it ended but I want to watch it again because it was so much fun.
    Now I need to check out your book! I love that you used it as a guest book for your release. What a fantastic idea!

    Thanks for answering my questions!

  2. A year ago my body decided I can’t have dairy anymore, but I was totally relieved the dairy free ice cream is just as good (If not better!)

    I could also binge watch Merlin over and over. The ending breaks my heart, but every time I think about it I’m motivated to work on my work in progress based on Arthurian legend 🙂

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