Yay it’s Friday…and it’s Happy Friday 😀 Hope you had a wonderful week!
* Valentine’s Day: February 14th put a big grin on my face. Your comments brightened my day and….hubby got me those beautiful flowers. Yes, my hubby is wonderful and patient and funny and charming and so smart! I am thankful.
* Writers’ Platform-Building Campaign: Thank you Rachael for this opportunity. It’s fun hopping around 😀
* ChangeWriteNow: You know this wonderful opportunity where you set yourself goals and have the great support system of your team and others. Many of you commented that you would have liked to join. Cory, Sarah & Gina are preparing round 2. It’s really fun! Don’t hesitate to sign up here!
* Revising: I am almost half-way through the first round of revising. Nobody has read it through yet but soon enough it will be ready to be sent out to my wonderful beta-readers 😀
*Anna and The French Kiss: I re-read that book this week. I was in need of a lift-me-up novel and I knew it would definitely make me smile to fall in love again with Anna & Etienne. It did. Thank you Stephanie Perkins!
So tell me what made you smile this week?
(oh and be prepared for a loooong post this weekend…I have been tagged by several wonderful bloggers which means I have a lot of questions to answer 😀 Should be fun!)
35 thoughts on “Happy Friday #7 – A smile is worth a thousand words…”
Must get a hold of that book. I have lift-me-up films but could do with books as well.
This week was amazing. I got a couple more blog awards, I got tagged, the bf took me out to see The Woman in Black, I won two books on YA Highway, and got a few awesome dvds on a bargain for £8. I feel lucky. 🙂
I am glad you had a wonderful week Robin 😀 and you SHOULD get that book, it´s really a feel-good type of novel which I enjoy having close by 😀
Hee. I’m revising a book right now, and I’ve gotten several questions about whether I’d like some help getting it into shape. Yes, I absolutely do! But I’ve got to do a couple of rounds of revising on my own first, until I don’t get a migraine trying to figure out what I was trying to accomplish with any given paragraph. There first, then beta readers! (I do appreciate their enthusiastic offers, of course!)
As for things that made me smile, my son and I have been sick this week so I’ve been a little bit further along the grumpy end of the spectrum than usual. Still, that hasn’t blinded me to the goodness of the extra snuggles correlated! There’re many smiles in that. 😀
Good luck with the revising Deborah and yay for the extra snuggles! I hope you feel better now 😀
It’s great to see you on the Campaign. I’ve had tons of fun hopping around to everyone’s blogs to see what’s going on. Good luck on the edits. I feel like I’m on the 1,000 edit on mine (it isn’t, but it feels that way). Your hubby gave you some beautiful flowers. I think you should keep him awhile. 🙂
Hi Jenny *waves*..It is fun hopping around and discover new blogs…I´ll keep my hubby for awhile indeed, he is quite wonderful and I am one LUCKY lady 😀
Things that made me smile:
1. Finally reading LEVERAGE (which is a difficult book but very good)
2. Developing a really good rapport with one of my authors
3. The fact that I haven’t gotten first pass edits on TRAINWRECK yet (bc I am really too busy to tackle them right now…O_o)
4. I started a new book and came up with a really good first line. 🙂
Congarts on that really good first line Christa 😀 Hope you had a nice time in Florida and good luck with the edits for TRAINWRECK :D!
After two years I finally had my new toilet fitted. I never thought I would be so happy about a toilet!
Those things are more important than we may think in the first place 😀 I´m happy for you Lu!
Among the many things that made me smile this week: Valentine’s Day dinner with wifey at our favorite Indian restaurant (I LOVE Indian food), all the nice comments about my blog post on Tuesday, and the responses (so far) to my tag questions from yesterday. I’m looking forward to yours, Elodie! 🙂
Sounds like you had a wonderful week, Colin 😀 (I love Indian food too, it´s yummy!)
I love your Happy Friday posts, Elodie! This week, I’m happy that a long-time friend who has a wife and four children is having a very successful recovery from a very scary brain aneurysm. And happy that his close-call reminded me to put things into perspective in my own life!
Thanks Kitty 😀 And I am very very happy that your friend is having a successful recovery!!! It does help to put things into perspective and to hug people around us even a tad more!
Your name makes me wonder where the first consonant went. 🙂
My happy Friday was a great staff meeting at school, watching my son get his driver’s license (!) and celebrating the 100th birthday of Girl Scouts w/ my daughter’s troop. Oh – and knowing I can sleep in tomorrow for the first time in weeks!
Fellow campaigner! *waves*
Lol 😀 I´m Melodie witout the M…
It seems you had quite a milestone type of week! Hope you enjoyed the sleeping in and that Monday started on the right foot!
Anna and the French Kiss is also one of my favourite pick-me-up books! Really, really love it 🙂
I do too 😀 It just gives me a warm/fuzzy feeling 😀
Love your heart day flowers! And can you believe I haven’t read Anna and the French Kiss yet?! *Hides face in SHAME* Hope you’re having a great Saturday! 🙂
OMG Kerri! You NEED to pick up Anna & The French Kiss 😀 It´s such a wonderful book 😀 Hope you had a wonderful weekend!
Such lovely Valentine’s Day flowers! Good luck with the revisions.
Things that made me smile this week – being nominated for two blogging awards and going out with my friend on Friday. We went to Tai Ji (a modified version of Tai Chi) in the morning, had lunch together then went shopping. 🙂
Thanks 😀 I´m going to have to google Tai Ki, I´m glad you had a nice Friday and I hope your weekend was fun 😀
Tai Ji is a modified form of Tai Chi that a local physiotherapist invented to assist a group of stroke patients. I accompany a friend of mine (who had a stroke over three years ago) to her class and take part. It is a great way to get these old joints moving, even though I haven’t had a stroke, myself. 🙂
That sounds like a great activity for you two to do together! 😀
It IS a fun activity we can share and it gives us an excuse to spend time together. In the past, life kind of got in the way and we didn’t always get the chance to see each other. I’ve known her since the second grade and this has been a great way to keep that friendship alive. 🙂
Lots of smiles this week! My sweetie bought me lovely little change purse this week, just because he loves me. We made the most delicious salad ever for dinner on Wednesday and I remembered how much I actually like to eat healthy. And on Tuesday, Pure Slush put up my flash fiction for the world to read. Woo hoo!
Awww .D Glad you had a lot of smiles last week and congrats on your flash fiction being out in the world!
1) Joining the campaign and meeting fun new people, just like you.
2) The ability to go out and run again after a forced hiatus.
3) I finished a new short story.
I’m going to check out ChangeWriteNow – that sounds like a great community! 🙂
Awww thanks 😀 C.B. The ChangeWriteNow community is indeed quite wonderful and very supportive! I´m glad you had a nice week!
You know, I think I’m the only person who hasn’t read ANNA yet? I need to do something about that. I think I’m already following you on Twitter, but it’s nice to meet your blog 🙂
Thanks Jeigh 😀 You´re not the only person who hasn´t read Anna but you should definitely get it soon…It´s really wonderful!
Stopping by from the campaign!! Definitely, all the visitors to my blog put a big smile on my face this week.
It is really nice to discover new faces 😀
Your Friday posts rock. Thanks for posting about ChangeWriteNow – I checked it out and I’m in! I’ve read Lola but not Anna – it’s on my TBR list. LOVED Lola.
Things that made me smile this week: Valentine tulips from my husband, making great connections with fellow campaigners, getting back on track with my WIP, some really great songs on my new pandora radio station, Crooners radio.
Hope you’re having a wonderful Sunday!
Thanks Sara 😀 I´m glad you enjoy those Friday posts…I even loved Anna more than Lola 😀
It sounds like you had a wonderful week – I´m loving the campaign, it´s really fun!