September 6th, 2012...my nine month anniversary and the day I announce the winners of my latest blog contest. Just to give everyone an update on where my stats are as of today:
1. 103,271 page views
2. 261 published blog posts
3. read by people in 21 different countries
4. 281 followers that I can see and not sure how many might be lurking through email...lol...
5. 4319 comments made on my posts so far
No matter how you look at those stats, they are impressive. And I'm humbled by the fact so many lovely people in this blogging world choose to come hang out with ME each day. I'm thinking about making some small scheduling changes with the upcoming year but I will always strive to provide entertaining, informative, and inspirational posts for as long as I have someone interested in reading them!
Now to announce the winners of my blog contest...drum roll please....
Winner of prize pack number one is...MICHELLE WALLACE! Michelle's prizes include the following:
1. The Complete Idiot's Guide To Creative Writing
2. The Complete Idiot's Guide To Writing A Novel
3. Scholastic Guides: Writing Stories
4. Writer's Digest Handbook Of Magazine Article Writing
5. The Way To Write For Children
Winner of prize pack number two is...ERIK THE GREAT! Erik's prizes include the following:
1. The Adventures Of Ook And Gluk: Kung-Fu Cavemen From The Future by Geeorge Beard and Harold Hutchins (creators of the Captain Underpants series)
2. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
3. Trouble Twisters by Garth Nix and Sean Williams
4. Flawed Dogs by Berkeley Breathed
The winners of my latest blog contest need to send me an email to donasdays (at) gmail (dot) com with their mailing address so I can get their prizes to them.
Thanks to all who entered my contest and became new followers through the GUTGAA event. I would not be the writer I am today without the love and support of the blog world and the writing community so I must say THANK YOU for all that you do to keep things special!