Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Excuses, A Great Big Thank You, and an Offer

Why hello there! I know, it has been a while. I completely devoted myself to regular posting on my blog, and then I left the face of the Earth. I suck. You can hit me with lima beans or something - man I hate those things. I was ambushed by a horrible flu during midterms, and then trying to catch up on schoolwork took up a lot of my time. However, these are not sufficient excuses, so here is a picture of nutella for your trouble. Guys, I missed you. I missed being able to start sentences with conjunctions without fear of a bad grade. I also missed being able to be snarky and have an audience for all my self-important opinions.

Not only do I have an audience full of wonderful people who actually care about what I have to say - now you guys are two hundred strong! How did this happen? Well, I think it largely has to do with my piece on The New York Times site. That experience was completely surreal and paralyzingly terrifying for the 24 hours before I sent it out. It was worth it though, and now there are all sorts of people calling me a smart teen and insisting I'm cooler than Joel Stein! I will take it. Anyways, I just wanted to say that I'm so grateful for this group that has dealt with my inactive blogging and has allowed me to figure out what my non-fiction writing voice actually is. (Man, I missed ending sentences with prepositions, too. I swear, those are my only enjoyable grammatically incorrect practices.) Y'all are perfection, and your comments and interest has often made my day.

SO, to reward you for being awesome, I wanted to give you something. Since I do not have the money to pay for book shipping, and I don't think anyone would benefit from some kind of youtube video, I have an idea. As a blog reader, I like content. It makes my heart go all warm and fuzzy inside. Soooo, I would like you to tell me about a post you'd like me to write. Whether you want an All About Me post (hah, I doubt it), a review of a particular book, album or movie, my opinion on a certain topic, a recommendation, advice, or several pictures of my cat, I will GIVE IT YOU. Just make sure to comment and let me know. You've gotten me to two hundred and one followers. It's only fair I reward you with some requested content.

Sound good? Do the commenty and I will love you forever. Not that I didn't already. *gives cookies*

6 comments:

  1. I want a post of no less than 500 words extolling my numerous virtues as a writer and human being-thing, starting with humility. Go!

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    1. Aw Maria, I expected better. I was thinking you were going to ask me to write about the merits of having a body-carrier with you at all times! And HEY HEY, no one said anything about word counts. I'll think about it.

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    2. Okay then, I want a post about Cassandra riding an elephant through a McDonalds drive through and demanding all their tomatoes. And then we all ride zombie unicorns into Bordertown and live happily ever after until I throw myself into the Red River because Taco Hell is out of chimichangas.

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  2. Shoot I totally forgot about this. Your father had given me the url and I had been meaning to request a review of Fallout Equestria.
    http://www.equestriadaily.com/2011/04/story-fallout-equestria.html
    If you're up for the massive read XD

    Lévis L.

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  3. I'm voting for cat pictures along with amusing captions and anecdotes.

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  4. Nutella fixes everything!

    But then again, we were never mad at you, hehe. We WERE totally stoked to see you in the NYT though!

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