Are you up for a challenge this year?

Check out this post about using share buttons on blogs and share others’ blog posts – pay it forward! Thank you, Jean Cogwell, for this important reminder.

Jean's Writing

To Pay-it-Forward!

How?

The next post that pops up in your inbox, after you read it, share it in some way, with someone. That’s how you pay-it-forward.

Instead of going immediately to the next blogger, pause and take the next step.

Do you realize how valuable that next step is to the writer?

If you are a blogger and writer then you understand where I’m headed.

It’s a simple click! A second of your time.

We are all busy. Very busy. With kids, family, pets, bills, and life in general tugging at our shirt tails. On top of that is a muse whispering in our ear, nagging at us to come and play. And still we make the time to support each other.

Writers, and bloggers, are marvelous people.

So the next time you read a post and are tempted to hurry on to the next one, I challenge you to take a minute and Pay-it-Forward. Share…

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About jjspina

Janice is an award-winning author with 31 books: 15 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 12 middle-grade/preteen/young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 3 novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her books have received 23 Book Awards and a few Finalists in contests. AWARDS: 2 MOM'S CHOICE AWARDS - SILVER MEDAL - Lamby the Lonely Lamby, Ricky the Rambunctious Raccoon 8 PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Books 1, 2, 3, 5, & 6. Abby & Holly Series, Books 1-3 READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - HONORABLE MENTION - Davey & Derek Book 1, READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - SILVER MEDAL - Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Book 3 READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - BRONZE MEDAL - Abby & Holly Book 1 5 PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Jerry the Crabby Crayfish, Broose the Moose on the loose, Colby the Courageous Cat, Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe, Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey BOOK EXCELLENCE AWARD - FINALIST - Davey & Derek Book 6 Authorsdb Cover Contest Silver Medal - Davey & Derek Book 5 FINALISTS: Authorsdb First Lines Contest, - Hunting Mariah and Mariah's Revenge were Finalists Red City Review Awards - Finalist - Davey & Derek Book 4 and received a 5-Star Review from Readers’ Favorite Book Awards. READERS’ FAVORITE BOOK AWARDS - 5-STAR REVIEW - Davey & Derek Book 4 All Janice's books are available on Amazon.com, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on a novel and Book 4 of Drystan the Dragon series for young children. A YA fantasy series will be coming in 2021 and beyond along with more children's books and novels for 18+. Her hobbies are crocheting, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, tap dancing, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog http://jemsbooks.blog for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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1 Response to Are you up for a challenge this year?

  1. Norah says:

    This is great Janice. I have read the post on Jean’s blog and left a comment there. I added the importance of tweeting a post to thank the blogger, not just a dead-end thank you. 🙂

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