Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Something is in the air...

Good things are happening. Ok, maybe not to us specifically, but to fellow writers and friends. And when good things happen for people we care about, they might as well be happening to us because it's pretty great seeing people you know and love succeed.

So, in honor of good things happening we're declaring this good vibe week on our blog. Come back every day for a new task (suggestion?) to spread the love. You know you could use the karma.

Here's your first challenge: Do something to support an aspiring writer. Comment on a blog you've never read before, offer to critique a query, be supportive of your peers.

20 comments:

storyqueen said...

This is such a great, pay-it-forward kind of idea!

And you are right....something IS in the air right now......

I hope the good faerie waves her wand at you two!

Shelley

Corey Schwartz said...

Oh, terrific idea! (of course, i try to do those things on a regular basis :) But I will make an extra effort today!

Natalie said...

This is a great idea! We could all use some good karma. I love reading about other writers accomplishing great things too.

Little Ms J said...

You guys are like Glinda today! I like it. I will go do something fantastic even though I woke up on the wrong side of the bed and was considering scowling for the day.

Christina Lee said...

Oh good one-I need this-- esp. since I am feeling a little *evil* today.

Frankie Diane Mallis said...

Awesome idea!!

Loretta Nyhan said...

You gals are the Queens of Good Karma! May it all come back to you...

Rebecca Knight said...

Good vibes in your direction ;)!

Sarah said...

What a great idea! You two have some seriously good karma coming your way!

Now, I'm off to find a writer to hug :)

Shelli said...

love it when fellow wroter's succeed! :)

K. M. Walton said...

Love this idea. Love it. Love it. Love it. I'm off to visit new blogs!!!!

Mariah Irvin said...

Yay for good vibes!

ElanaJ said...

This is fantastic! I've done this today, although I didn't know you guys were doing this.

You are awesome!!

Kelly H-Y said...

Excellent plan!!

Sara Tribble said...

A very good idea indeed! This is neat and I've already been catching up on my blogs since I've been long MIA from the internet with a whole bunch of craziness! I agree though, love it when good things happen to one of our own!

Joanna said...

Ooo, spread the good vibes...okay, here's my contribution:

The first 10 people to query Joanna Stampfel-Volpe tomorrow (10/21/09)will get a full query critique as long as they state in the first line of the query that they read about it on LiLa's blog!

Keep spreading the good vibrations people!

jessjordan said...

Way to go all Haley what's-his-face, ghost-seeing-kid and pay it forward!

Selestial said...

This is a fabulous idea! I try to do spread the love to my fellow aspiring authors regularly, but I'll put in some more today. Thanks for the reminder that positivity breeds positivity :D

Jeannie Lin said...

Hey cool! I'm sorry I didn't come by until mid-week, but I'm happy to spread some good vibes around.

Kimberley Griffiths Little said...

Hi Lisa and Laura! How about a comment by somebody who reads your blog and has never commented before? Yep, that's me! You two are such fun. (I've seen ya both on Katie and Sarah Frances' blog, of course!).

So here's a jolt of "YES IT CAN HAPPEN TO YOU!" I had three books published, got orphaned three times, fell into a "black hole", went 8 years with nothing but close rejections and yet kept writing my heart out and ended up last year with a 3 book deal at Scholastic with a top agent.

IT CAN HAPPEN. IT WILL HAPPEN. JUST DON'T GIVE UP. Meanwhile, keep working your derrieres off!

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