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Friday, February 3, 2012

Cupid's Literary Connection and a Blogging Break...

UNAGENTED WRITERS: If you haven't followed Cupid's Literary Connection yet, please do yourself a favor and get over there!

This anonymous blogger has been super busy in 2012, offering opportunities to get your work in front of agents~ "Cupid" is a prime example of how AWESOME the writing community is!
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I'm sorry to say that I'll be taking a blogging break starting next week. The little one and I will be traveling across the country, via one-way tickets, to live with my sister and her girls for several weeks (and possibly a couple/few months). I don't know what to expect in terms of having free time, but I won't have the ability to spend time on the computer like I do now.

I'll try to get around to your blogs when I can, and I'll be cheering for all of you, wishing you successes in your writing journeys!

For a little more on why I'm taking this break, see THIS POST.

*UPDATE: I'll be back to blogging in May! See you then :)

52 comments:

  1. Love the trailer!! I can't wait for the movie to come out! Thanks for sharing :D

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    1. I haven't been to a movie theater in years (yes, it's coming up on three years), but I'll definitely be going to see this one on the big screen!

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  2. Hey Jess, first time visitor here. I finished Hunger Games last month. Great book and looking forward to the movie. Thanks for the trailer.

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    1. I'm really looking forward to the movie as well! Sorry that your first interaction with my blog is a post where I announce a break, but I'll be back :)

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  3. I will miss you, Jess. :-) Thank you for the information on Cupid...I am going to check it out. Awesome trailer for The Hunger Games! You are a great sister...travel safe. Sending you and your family positive thoughts.

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    1. Thanks Tracy Jo~ I'll miss you, too!

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  4. It's going to be so EPIC. The Hunger Games is the one book my whole family has read (yes, for some reason we can't get mom to read Harry Potter, we have no idea what her problem is).

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    1. That's so cool that you've all read it! I really have to get my hubby to read more (he's a non-fiction kind of guy...i.e., issues of Golf Digest).

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  5. That trailer is awesome. I've got you on my google reader, so I'll see you when your blogging break ends. Take care.

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  6. Holy cow! I can't wait for HG!!! That might be one I have to break the no movies at midnight rule for!

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  7. Safe travels Jess and I hope you have a relaxing time.

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  8. Jess, I must have missed that post. Wow! My thoughts and prayers are with you, your sister, and family. You are such a wonderful sib to take time out to stay with her. Have travels, and remember we are keeping you all close in our hearts.

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  9. I'll miss your blogging, but I know this is really important for you to do. Take care, best wishes to your sister, and I'll look forward to your posts when you return.

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  10. Safe travels! Tried getting into the Cupid contest but no luck. Try again tomorrow :)

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  11. That's wonderful you can go be with your sister. I'll look forward to your return, too.

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  12. Thanks for the links. And wow, best of luck on your trip. I hope all goes well. I'll miss you around the blogosphere. Take care!

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  13. Thanks for the links - you always have such great tips. (LOVE that trailer!) Good luck with your travels and prayers going up for your sister and her family.

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  14. Thanks for the links, Jess--you're sweet to think of helping fellow writers when you have so much on your mind. Take care. Have a safe trip. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your sister in this tough time.

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  15. Hey Jess,
    You always share the hottest writing scoops! Hope you got over last week's bug

    Tina :)

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  16. Thanks for the Cupid contest scoop info. I hope everything goes well at your sisters! I know she and your family have recently been facing a tough time. My thoughts and prayers are with you all!

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    1. Thanks for the thoughts and prayers, Kimberly :)

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  17. I started following Cupid on twitter like 2 wks ago. You're right it's an amazing opportunity. I hope it's still around when my MG is ready for query.
    You take your time and take care of family. I understand. We will still be here when you're back and hopefully your sister and her kids are doing much better.
    Hugs.

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    1. I feel lucky that I'm able to be with them. Thanks for understanding, and thank you for the hugs :)

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  18. What a lovely blog you run. Lots of great tips. Have a great trip and enjoy the ride!

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  19. Oh, what a nice thing you're doing Jess. Travel safely and we'll look forward to catching up when you return:)

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    1. I'll miss interacting with you all, but I'll try to get around to leave comments now and then!

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  20. You are so awesome to spend some time with your sister and her family!!! I hope it is a great blessing to you and her. My goodness I hadn't heard of that Cupid opportunity (off to check it out)- and I've only just started to really appreciate what Miss Snark's First Victim is doing to get writers in front of agents.

    But hold EVERYTHING. OFF THE SEE THE NEW TRAILER FIRST!!!!

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    1. It's a great trailer! You're right about Miss Snark's First Victim! It's a wonderful resource for writers, and this new one looks to be a real gem as well :)

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  21. I saw the trailer for The Hunger Games in a theater. The teens in the audience gasped as they realized what story it was.

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    1. That's awesome! I bet some of those who hadn't heard of the books will be reading them now :)

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  22. So I was in the middle of commenting and everything went blank, so I hope this doesn't post twice. Anyway, I can hardly wait to see The Hunger Games on the big screen. I'm new here and just wanted to say hi.

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    1. Hi Kathi! I just got back from visiting your blog :) I can't wait to see The Hunger Games either!

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  23. That blog sounds awesome! Thanks for sharing :)

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  24. Jess, I've been in my revision cave and I've just crawled out -- headed straight for your blog. I missed your news, so belatedly, I'm so very sorry to hear. Huge hugs from Australia.

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  25. Safe travels. I've heard some good buzz about "Cupid's."

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  26. We'll miss you! I know you'll be a huge blessing.

    ~Debbie

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  27. Hurry back, Jess! You truly bring a little sunshine to the Web-hole. : )

    Travel safe!

    EJ

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  28. It's great to have you back! I can't wait to get back to reading your posts too!
    Romi.xxx

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  29. Where's your entry, Jess? So excited to see you made it onto the list. I've never seen a linky fill up that fast.

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