Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Another Liebster Nomination!

Bonnets and Broadswords was just nominated for a Liebster Blog Award by Meg Hoover at Meg's Nature Photography Blog! My other blog, Character Purgatory, was nominated as well. (See here.) So I get to do this all over again.

Rules for the Liebster Blog Award

1. Each person must post 11 pacts about themselves.

2. Answer 11 questions the tagger has given you and give 11 questions for the person you tag.

3. Choose 11 people and link them to your post.

4. Tell them you've tagged them.

5. No tag backs.

11 Facts about Hazel West

1. My favorite writing snack is either cherry sours or animal crackers.
2. I've written three novels and four short stories about William Wallace.
3. I would love to go to Scotland someday.
4. I prefer to go book shopping instead of clothes shopping (in fact, I absolutely hate clothes shopping.)
5.I almost always wear jeans even though I live in sweltering Florida.
6. My favorite kind of shoes are boots.
7. I love hats.
8. I am currently accomplishing a writing goal by writing my first mystery novel.
9. I play piano, guitar, fiddle, tin whistle and bodhran (typical folk musician.)
10. I always wear some kind of ring on my fingers.
11. I shoot and English longbow.

Questions asked by

1. What is your favorite appetizer?
Chips and salsa

2. If you could so anywhere is the world where would it be?
Scotland, hands down.

3. If you could be transported to a different time period in history when would it be?
Victorian to live in, otherwise, I'd say medieval Scotland.

4. What's your favorite hobby?
Besides writing, I like to paint with watercolors.

5. What's your favorite book?
Something by Rosemary Sutcliff. I don't choose favorites ;)

6. What's your favorite flavor of Ice Cream?
Mint chocolate chip.

7. What would be your idea of a dream vacation?
Going to Scotland, England and Ireland and having unlimited funds!

8. What is your dream job?
Pretty much what I'm doing. Being a writer and a freelance and getting paid for it.

9. What's the worst store you have ever shopped at?
Wal Mart. Does anyone think differently on this subject?

10. What's your favorite smell?
Leather, wood and evergreen.

11. If you were a multibillionaire what would you build?
My writer's retreat!!!

My nominations for the Liebster Blog Award (I hope it's okay that I use the same ones I did on my other blog)

My 11 Questions

1. Coffee or tea?
2. What's the best book you read this year and what's the worst?
3. What's your favorite genre to read?
4. What's your favorite snack food?
5. Your favorite movie?
6. What's your favorite candle scent, or what would you love to have a candle scent of?
7. Your favorite vacation spot?
8. Your favorite article of clothing?
9. What's something you have always wanted to do?
10. Your favorite band?
11. What's a book you would recommend to anyone?