7 Personal Facts + 8 Favourite Blogs

inspiringThanks so much to Kathryn Howes for nominating WriteOnSisters for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award! Kathryn blogs at https://kateywrites.wordpress.com/ about motherhood, writing for kids and raising readers. Check out her #RaisingReaders posts every Monday!

The rules of engagement for this fun little award are simple:

  • Display the award on your blog.
  • Link back to the person who nominated you.
  • State 7 things about yourself.
  • Nominate other bloggers, link to them, and notify them about their nomination.

So without further ado, let’s find out more about us!


  1. At four years old, Heather got her first pony, a fat, bossy Shetland named Ginger.

  2. In high school, Robin wanted to be poet or a playwright like her grandmother.

  3. Heather’s first paid writing gig was an episode of the cartoon CAPTAIN FLAMINGO.

  4. To put herself through college, Robin worked at a bakery and learned how to make delicacies such as Suspires de Monja (“Nun’s Sighs”).

  5. In 2013 Heather biked around Cuba on a fold-up bike. www.bromptoning.com 

  6. As a kid, Robin had a dog named Juliet, proving she always loved a good story!

  7. Kid Heather’s favourite book was LITTLE WOMEN. Like Jo, Heather was a feisty tomboy who wanted to be a writer.


Yvonne started the 1000 Voices Speak For Compassion that will take place on Feb. 20 with a thousand bloggers blogging about compassion. #1000Speak http://yvonnespence.com/

Jenny is currently doing a blog series called “15 Days to Writerly Awesome in 2015” and it’s pretty awesome. http://blotsandplots.com/

Drew posts insightful stuff about writing + awesome pictures. http://drewchialauthor.com/

Suzie is a versatile blogger who started #SundayBlogShare http://suzie81speaks.com/

Syndey writes “kissy books” (Women’s Fiction, Romance, Mystery) and keeps us all motivated in the #JanWritingChallenge http://www.sydneystrand.com/p/home.html

Diane is a freelance writer and literary junkie who has one of the best blog headshots ever. http://squirrelsinthedoohickey.com/

DL Hammons runs an online Write Club and a Blog Blitz. http://www.dlhammons.com/

Sarah blogs about being an author with humour and honesty. http://www.saraheboucher.com/


There you have it! Enjoy these blogs and spread the love.


Author: Heather Jackson

Heather is a freelance screenwriter, game writer, and novelist based in Toronto. For more, visit her website at heatherjacksonwrites.com or follow her on Twitter @HeatherJacksonW

8 thoughts on “7 Personal Facts + 8 Favourite Blogs”

  1. A HUGE thank you for this…and such illustrious company to be included with. You’re right, I don’t go in for the blog awards much anymore, but I’ll make an exception for this and try to get my post up sometime next week.

    Kissy books?? LOL!!

    1. Cool! I’m glad you liked the award. Blog Blitz is a great project and it embodies everything wonderful about the blogging community. I hope a ton more people join this week.

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