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Mystery Blogger Award


Thank you so much to Mercury the Scribe for nominating me for this award 🙂 They have their own site full of wonderfully eerie tales – and even some atmospheric audio-recordings, too. Be sure to check them out!


  • Put the award logo/image on your blog
  • Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to their blog.
  • Mention the creator of the award and provide a link as well (Unfortunately, I’m not sure who created this, so sorry!)
  • Tell your readers 3 things about yourself
  • You have to nominate 10 – 20 people
  • Notify your nominees by commenting on their blog
  • Ask your nominees any 5 questions of your choice; with one weird or funny question (specify)
  • Share a link to your best post(s)

Three Things About Me

  1. I have an M.A. in Film Studies (Gender and Horror)
  2. I am a Technical Writer by day
  3. I’m really into enamel pins right now

Mercury The Scribe’s Questions

  1. What scares you the most? The future of the world
  2. Do you believe in ghosts or the paranormal? I don’t, but I do LOVE a good ghost story. Also, what if when people see ghosts, they are actually seeing aliens who visit us under the guise of dead loved ones…
  3. What’s the funniest thing that’s ever happened to you? Idk, I embarrass myself on a regular basis!
  4. If you knew you would get away with it, would you kill someone? Probably not… Unless… well, you know who you are.        Just kidding.
  5. What’s your current favourite post that you’ve written? 😀 Please share and add what makes it special to you. I wrote Artifice after having a recent experience that made me feel like the rug had been pulled out from under me and that nothing would ever be right again. Writing it was a way for me to process those emotions, so it means a lot to me.

My Nominees

My Questions

  1. What is in your reader wheelhouse? You see it on a shelf, you can’t resist.
  2. What is the last book you read?
  3. If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
  4. What horror/dystopia book or movie would you be most likely to survive through and why?
  5. If you could invent one thing, anything at all, what would it be?

Best Post(s)


22 thoughts on “Mystery Blogger Award”

  1. “Artifice” is an amazing story. I think that’s how I found your site.
    I enjoyed re reading it :3 Love the post!! and holy shit you have a MA in film? That’s so cool! Maybe you told me already but i’m allowing myself to be re-amazed 😀

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          1. Omg xD Maybe your views had changed slightly! Would be interesting to compare your thoughts now and from then. Why did you decide to study film? Did you want to write screenplays?


          2. Haha I did. Busted. I always wanted to write books, and in my last year of high school, I discovered cinema class. I thought, yep! Lol but by the end of grad school, I had lost that youthful spirit that made me want to live an artsy life of unknowns. So, I did a post-graduate certificate in tech writing and got a “real job” 🤷🏽‍♀️ figured I could still write a novel one day!

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          3. Aww, imagine if you would have taken the other path. I feel most of us end up going for the “real job” and watching are dreams drift away xD There’s so much I wanted to do when I was young…man, life sucks xDD!!!!
            But! At least you can write 🙂 And you can still do screenplays if you wanted to

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          4. I think I was always more suited to writing books, it was my first love. And that can be done at anytime, on any life path, so I haven’t given up. I’ve had a handful of short stories published by small publishers. I just haven’t written a manuscript yet that I felt was worth submitting anywhere. Maybe I will someday soon lol I start a few a year 😂 I hope you’re still chasing a dream or two yourself!

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          5. I haven’t finished a manuscript either so i’m with you there. Right now my book is my dream so…I guess I better get writing xD I been procrastinating all damn day. We can do it!! Believe in the dream and the dream believes in you (how corny of me xD)

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