Friday, February 13, 2015

Celebrate: Valentines & Freebies

This week I'm celebrating:
1) I'm caught up on critiques for my CPs. Yay! Plus, I got a bunch of very helpful feedback and did some revising. Revising always makes me feel good because I know the book's improving!
2) I had lunch with a friend at a new restaurant this week.  The food wasn't very good -- she had chicken curry and I had Mexican chicken, which bore zero resemblance to anything Mexican; it tasted like it was in a Chinese sweet and sour sauce.  We won't go back, but it's always fun to spend time with friends!
3) Valentine's Day is on Saturday.  Hubby usually gets me something nice, like chocolate or a little gift.  Wishing everyone a Happy Valentine's Day!

Are you going to give or receive something for Valentine's Day?  Do you have any special plans to celebrate it?

My kind and wonderful co-hosts of Celebrate the Small Things are:
L.G. Keltner @ Writing Off The Edge
Katie @ TheCyborgMom

Celebrate The Small Things Sign-Up Linky:



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 Celebrate the Small ThingsTo be part of this blog hop, all you have to do is put your name on the linky list on Lexa's Blog, and then post every Friday about something you're grateful  for that week.  It can be about writing or family or school or general life.  This is the funnest and easiest blog hop ever! (Originated by VikLit)



Foxy's Friday Freebies!

Foxy has been nosing around the net
When she finds great FREE STUFF, she'll feature it on Fridays Freebies posts -
  • Free short stories, novellas, and novels
  • Giveaways for books and swag
  • Free services for authors


Here are Foxy's suggestions for , 2015:

Free "Feel-good" Short Story – Celebrate’s own Julia Thorley (of Life, Yoga and Other Adventures) offers a Permanently Free Read of her light-hearted short story “Briefs Encounter” at Ether Books.
"Briefs Encounter" blurb:  Jenna had only popped out to the shop. She had NOT expected the trip to end with her displaying her underwear to the passing public. (*Readable only on a mobile device -- smartphone, iPad, or tablet)

Free Literary/Mainstream Novel – Win Radiance of Tomorrow by Ishmael Beah (the bestselling author of A Long Way Gone). Read instructions on the post at The Africa Book Club blog. (Must be blog subscriber, answer a question, and send email to the address given) (ends Feb 28)


Free Classic Historical Romance Novel – Win A Room With a View by E.M. Forster. Just leave a comment on the post at Charlotte Luxhoej blog. (ends Feb 20)



For Foxy's other Freebies, go to the Freebie page.

If anyone has a FREE short story (for download or online at a free ezine), novella, novel, special giveaway, or author service, please let Foxy know so she can plug you here!  Write to: laura.6eg(at)gmail.com


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