Why I still agree to write a Guestpost by Moira Rogers + Contest

Filed in Blogoversary , Giveaways , Guest Post , Moira Rogers , The Geeky Lover Posted on January 16, 2011 @ 1:00 pm 58 comments

Ever wondered how author’s try to come up with a guestpost topic? Please welcome the Bree part of Moira Rogers here at Book Lovers Inc today and see how she tries to rock our Blogoversary. Be sure to take our challenge at the end for your chance to win a book.

I don’t always like to write guest blog posts. When I’m on my blog, I can post pictures of cats wearing funny hats and not worry that my relatively silly nature is going to bring down the tone of the place. My blog is, after all, a pretty silly place.
When I’m thinking about being on someone else’s blog, the pressure kicks in. I can’t just talk about cats wearing funny hats! I’m supposed to be a serious author! I must think of something profound and witty to say, or a deep and meaningful topic. If cats or hats come up at all, obviously it should be in a delightful deconstruction of the underlying metaphors in Dr. Seuss.
So if guest blogs inspire such gibbering terror in me, why do I keep agreeing to write them?
Because I kind of love book bloggers.

It’s true, and I’m not just saying that because I’m over here rocking out with some Book Lovers. I really, truly love book bloggers. You’re my people! You’re the ones who think reading 100 books in a year is a slump, because that means it took 3 ½ days to read each one, and that’s so slow. While some people are challenging themselves to read 10 books in a year, you’re challenging yourselves to read 10 books every month. Or 15! Or more, and that is dedication.

That’s what it’s all about for me, in the end. Dedication to reading. Loving books. I love book bloggers because you understand why books are so vital to my life. You understand getting lost in a book, or wanting to be BFFs with this heroine or claim that hero as a book boyfriend. That passion is the best thing in the world, and I’m happy to surround myself with people who share it.
So sometimes I just can’t say no, even if all I want to do is talk about cats and hats. (Really, I need to stop with that.)
Happy Anniversary, Book Lovers! But don’t tell anyone else that I’m such a big pushover, guys. We need to keep this our little secret.

See that cute pic at the top with the cute kitten and the big hat? 
Write a  LOLCat caption for it to be entered to win a book. 
It can be funny, it can be cute…let your imagination out!
Moira (Bree+ Donna) are offering a copy of any Print or Ebook from their backlist to 2  lucky commenters


You’re also getting an extra entry for the main giveaway if you entered our Big Blogoversary Giveaway here.
All you have to do is tell us your LOLCat caption for the picture or leave a meaningful comment about the post.
(You can read our full giveaway policy here)
Please leave us a way to contact you.
(Email in blogger profile or twitter name – no way to contact you – no entry).
This giveaway is open worldwide! (Print copies will be sent from Book Depository)
Giveaway ends on Friday February 4th and we will announce the winner on Sunday.

Good Luck!

About Caro The HEA Lover

Caroline is a HEA loving, yarn addicted French who's desperately hoping to get a HEA of her own. If she's not reading then she can be found knitting while listening to Audiobooks or watching Tv shows. Her secret addiction is reading websites that make fun at other people's expense (DYAC, Failbook)! Caroline also blogs at the Secret HEA Society with Susi.

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  • drey January 16, 2011 at 11:36 am

    That's a pretty nifty guest post, Bree! And you're welcome to share cats & hats (funny or otherwise) at my blog anytime you'd like to. But I'm not here to solicit, I'm here to enter the giveaway!

    This is my first LOLCat caption attempt, so it'll be lame, but here goes…

    "Hatz iz good napping sunblockz"

    dreyshouse at gmail dot com

  • Teril January 16, 2011 at 11:42 am

    Sundaz are long.

    lolo catz are way more imaginative than me 😉
    I have read Crux and it was great! I cannot wait.
    terilhack at gmail dot com.

  • Kaya H/KayaC January 16, 2011 at 11:43 am

    I can haz no more snausage with bunz at game.

    kasuranna at yahoo dot com

  • Blodeuedd January 16, 2011 at 11:52 am

    Awww I liked what you had to say about bloggers 🙂

    I am really bad with coming up with funny things.

    "I haz look like turtle"

    Not good at this lolcat bad grammar thing, lol.

    blodeuedd1 at gmail dot com

  • Meredith January 16, 2011 at 12:34 pm

    Diz blanket ez lumpy.

    None of my baseball ones worked. lol!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    meredithfl at gmail dot com

  • Denise January 16, 2011 at 12:41 pm

    Great post, Bree! I hope to be in the position to be sought out as a guest blogger someday. You rock!

    For the sleeping kitty:
    "Jason really should have taken his wife seriously when she said she'd change his outlook. She was a Class 5 witch, after all."

  • Jolene Allcock and Family January 16, 2011 at 1:00 pm

    Diz iz my blanket!! Find some other way to cover that bald spot!

    Great post Bree, I love reading authors guest posts. Brings me more into your life and what makes you tick and makes me feel more connected 🙂


  • Beverly January 16, 2011 at 1:11 pm

    Great guest post – I totally love your books!

    "I really needed a night cap!"


  • Robin K January 16, 2011 at 1:43 pm

    Look at me!
    Look at me!
    Look at me NOW!
    It is fun to have fun
    But you have to know how.

    – Cat in the Hat 🙂

    robin [at] intensewhisper [dot] com

  • Alisha (MyNeedToRead) January 16, 2011 at 1:49 pm

    "One size fits SMALL!"


    Yay! Book bloggers love you too, Ms. Rogers!

    schalazeal @ gmail . com

  • Mikki-Manó January 16, 2011 at 1:50 pm

    Thanks again for the post =)
    So my caption:

    "Even God rested after six exhausting days…"

    mikki-mano at hotmail dot com

  • Sniffly Kitty January 16, 2011 at 2:00 pm

    Lol 3.5 days IS a long time to read books haha~~

    "I can haz nap if I hidez under this cap."


  • BLHmistress January 16, 2011 at 2:10 pm

    Aw we book bloggers love you right back 🙂

    as for caption

    "Do you think that big dog will find me here? "

    Well crap what is wrong with my posting today first I forgot my email second typed wrong addy . Sorry for the deletes.


  • Chelsea B. January 16, 2011 at 3:28 pm

    "Hat… to heavy… can't… breath. Go on… without me."



  • Cindy L January 16, 2011 at 5:20 pm

    I wish I could read 100 books in a year! Then maybe my bookshelf wouldn't be sagging under the weight of my TBR pile!


  • Carol L. January 16, 2011 at 6:12 pm

    Great post. The pics of cats are so cute. Here goes my attempt.
    When you said "bill" was going to cover me I had a different image ".

    lol I know, but I'm no writer. 🙂
    Carol L

  • Danielle Gorman January 16, 2011 at 6:25 pm

    Great post. I am not too good at coming up with captions so here goes:

    I'm so good at hiding, I'm going to take a nap.


  • Kulsuma January 16, 2011 at 6:48 pm

    too cute!:D

    'I lookz super coolz AND super cutez yo!'


  • Theresa @ Fade Into Fantasy January 16, 2011 at 7:21 pm

    lol… Ok, here's my caption:

    "That's it. I'm never dating a witch again! I didn't think I was *that* bad."

    the_happy_soul AT yahoo DOT com

  • elaing8 January 16, 2011 at 7:28 pm

    Great post. Love the cat pic,
    Here's my caption:
    Best hiding spot ever..They'll never find me here.


  • JenM January 16, 2011 at 8:13 pm

    Not real good with the LOL cats but here goes:

    I haz a big car!

    Any posts with cat pictures in it is a good one.

    jen at delux dot com

  • GeishasMom73 January 16, 2011 at 8:23 pm

    "Casual Fridays have become more trouble than they're worth!"

    Great post! Even better prizes!

    user1123 AT comcast DOT net

  • lisagk January 16, 2011 at 8:26 pm

    Great Post. Wish I could read as many, too bad work gets in the way.


    Caps with bills make purrfect cover.


  • Pamk January 16, 2011 at 8:33 pm

    Dang My human insists on me being a hatz rack.
    love your books.
    scrtsbpal at yahoo dot com

  • Melissa (My World...in words and pages) January 16, 2011 at 9:50 pm

    Who says authors have to be serious with their blog posts? I would love to read and see the pictures of the cats. 🙂 You can stop by any day to share those. 🙂


    Oh, lol for the cat pic.

    …I'll grow into it…one of these days. zzzz

  • LSUReader January 16, 2011 at 10:00 pm

    Catz in hatz luv napz

    Enjoyed your column; thanks.
    (Email in profile.)

  • Carmen R January 16, 2011 at 10:33 pm

    I haz reached the cap on cut cuteness

    My head haz gotten too big becuz I'm cute so I haz to buy a big new hat

    I enjoyed your post.

    hdtermite at yahoo dot com

  • Lisa R/alterlisa January 16, 2011 at 11:30 pm

    She offered me extra catnip to play the sleepy kitty under the hat!

    Now I know how the wicked witch feel when the house squish her!


    alterlisa AT yahoo DOT com

  • donnas January 16, 2011 at 11:48 pm

    I always welcome posts about cats in silly hats. So feel free to keep sharing them!

    Sadly though the lolcats people are much better than me with captions.

    But heres my current best shot:

    I won. Now nap timez.

    bacchus76 at myself dot com

  • Sheree January 17, 2011 at 4:05 am

    How about:

    It's a tent and a blanket! It's… the baseball cap!


  • Tore January 17, 2011 at 9:35 am

    How about this. I hope that darn witch doesn't find me. I am not riding on her brookstick again.
    Please enter me in contest. Tore923@aol.com

  • Celine January 17, 2011 at 9:55 am

    What's wrong with talking about cats and hats! 😮

    My attempt at being funny:

    "Luckily the human haz a big head"

    I really should leave that to the pros though

  • Celine January 17, 2011 at 9:56 am

    * Forgot to add my email!

    nyxbookreviews(at)gmail(dot)com (:

  • Moonlight Gleam January 17, 2011 at 10:10 am

    I really enjoyed the guest post!

    Thank you for this amazing opportunity!


  • Paranormal Haven January 17, 2011 at 10:25 am

    Hehe what a cute picture. Ok my caption is "The hat lookz way better on me".

    Stephanie G

    Paranormal Haven

  • lingeorge January 17, 2011 at 12:11 pm

    Stupid people, do I look like a hat rack?

  • Rachel January 17, 2011 at 2:44 pm

    There is a cat…under a baseball hat…

  • sablelexi January 17, 2011 at 4:12 pm

    Iz hiding sleep long today.

    I suck at writing lolCat, but I tried…lol.

    jlynettes @ hotmail . com

  • hotcha12 January 18, 2011 at 1:24 pm


  • CiNdY January 18, 2011 at 11:36 pm

    I am no good at captions but here goes…

    "Can someone help me out here!!"

  • Sharon S. January 19, 2011 at 8:50 am

    Kittens 0, hats 1


    entered big blog giveaway

  • Ina January 20, 2011 at 11:48 am

    so sorry for my caption -.-
    "itz hot – me needz some air"

    like I said, I'm so sorry *g*
    but what a great post!!!
    greetings, Ina

  • JaiKaies January 20, 2011 at 8:22 pm

    A guest blog on a book blog about guest blogging on a book blog… I like it :0P

    my lolz cat attempt: I'z feelin blue

    you can contact me via @JaiKaies

  • Sarah January 21, 2011 at 12:36 pm

    Haz hat . . . will sleep 🙂

    smaccall @ comcast.net

  • EVA SB January 22, 2011 at 5:45 am

    'Iz thunking cap – yes, iz thunking laying down wiz eyez closed and……?'


  • les121 January 24, 2011 at 4:01 pm

    So cute! Here's my caption, "Iz steal ur hat. Looks bedder on mez anyway."

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    drakeLa90 at aol dot com

  • mbreakfield January 25, 2011 at 5:52 pm

    I ain't tryin to cover no bald spot!

  • natalie23 January 27, 2011 at 6:22 pm

    Iz no my size? Iz purrfect size….for sleeping.


  • Kelly M January 30, 2011 at 9:59 pm

    "i did not steal your hat"

    Kelly M

  • gconoy February 1, 2011 at 12:17 pm

    "i'm in your dreams doing bad things."

    thanks for the entertaining post. 🙂

    hrududu AT hotmail DOT de

  • Amy February 2, 2011 at 6:05 pm

    Thanks for the giveaway! I suck at LOLcats but here goes: "This iz my hidey hole."


  • Mysteriousrose February 3, 2011 at 2:58 pm

    Thank you for this giveaway.

    "The best sunblocker out there"

    +1 main giveaway.


  • Aleetha February 3, 2011 at 8:52 pm

    "the blanket is no where to find, so dont blame me for using the hat"

    funny guess post

    Thanks for the chance

    aleetha.ally at gmail dot com

  • jmspettoli February 4, 2011 at 12:25 am

    I'm really bad at LOLCatz so I'm not even going to attempt one but I just wanted to say that I love it when authors act silly and I don't think I'm the only one! Thanks Bree for the awesome post!

    spettolij AT gmail DOT com

  • annalisa February 4, 2011 at 12:47 am

    Thanks for having this giveaway! 🙂

    Caption: "Eye iz takin a napz in this fine hatz".


  • lindseye February 4, 2011 at 6:53 am

    I dream World Series.

    linze_e at hotmail.com

  • Spav February 4, 2011 at 5:27 pm

    I can't see a thing. Anyone know where the light is?

    * I'm really bad at this …


  • JoAnna February 4, 2011 at 11:35 pm

    Dream Big


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