15 Feb '15

Let’s Celebrate!! My 4 Year Blogiversary ….

Posted in Blogiversary, Events / 19 Comments

 

Well, it’s my 4th year of Blogging and I’m going to celebrate! A lot of lovely authors have given up their time and donated prizes to help me out… the Tombola prize bag is still growing as we speak! I want to thank all those authors in advance; these events would be nothing without you all!

I wanted to do something a little different for this event. I wanted to make it more interactive and so I have decided to have a (very loose) fairground theme! There is competitions, games and prizes galore… I hope you all have fun!

Here is the schedule ….

15th – Intro
16th – Kat Black Pictionary
17th – Picture Caption Competition
18th – Jodie Wallace Catified book
19th – Michelle Flye Pictionary
20th – Guess the romance roller-coaster graph competition
21st – 140 character book summary competition
22nd – Hook-a-Fabio-cover
23rd – Eden Bradley Pictionary
24th – Shelly Bell Sliding Puzzle
25th – Reader Dirty Limerick competition
26th –Alpha Off
27th -Tombola
28th – Credits

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So, I’ve never done a Blogiversary. I’m not sure what I should be doing but I want to celebrate my favourite moments of blogging so far….

  1. My First Ever Post. A review of Make Me Sir by Cherise Sinclair. God, my reviewing style has changed but hitting that button felt great.
  2. My First Ever review mention in a book. It’s in Tibby Armstrong’s book. I love that woman 🙂
  3. The Sex Scene Championship (Every Year!).  That event keeps getting bigger and better every year and I love it!
  4. The first time I got auto-approved by a publisher on NetGalley. Carina were the first publisher to grant me auto-approval and I squeed!! It isn’t about getting free books, it’s about recognition as a reviewer.
  5. This wonderful Post about sexuality from Tibby Armstrong ( http://www.scorching-book-reviews.com/lgbt-event-day-2-tibby-armstrong-coming-out-isnt-the-end-plus-giveaway/) I felt so privileged to be able to post it.
  6. The post where I ended up in the Shadowlands dungeon with Cherise Sinclair’s Dom’s (http://www.scorching-book-reviews.com/master-of-the-shadowlands-character-interview-and-giveaway-from-cherise-sinclair/)
  7. The day Sarah M.Anderson told me someone had turned up to one of her book signings because I’d reviewed the book on the blog.
  8. The first time I got a review request beginning, “My book doesn’t have Cowboys in it but…..” (happens ALL the time)
  9. Getting a Post-Card from Vivian Arend years ago .. “just because” 🙂
  10. Turning up to AAD in Savannah to a Cowboy Panel and realizing that I’d worked with every single author on the panel 🙂

Thank you to every reader who has ever visited this blog. Whether you are a new reader or an old reader, I thank you from the bottom of my heart for clicking on one of my links 🙂

Nix

19 Responses to “Let’s Celebrate!! My 4 Year Blogiversary ….”

  1. Congratulations on your Blogiversary! A wonderful milestone. I love your top ten moments, especially number six. What an honor. Thank you for sharing it with us.

  2. Congrats on your blogiversary. Enjoyed your top ten moments. My auto buy author list has increased greatly after reading your blogs. 🙂

  3. Congrats, Nix! I love your blog and have found so many authors that were new-to-me thanks to your reviews. Wishes for many more blogiversaries to come! 🙂

  4. Wow…Four yeasr…quite an accomplishment for a blog, especially for a blog that hasn’t lost it’s ‘umph”!

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